are signs added to a certain letter to change its meaning or pronunciation.
In some instances, more than one diacritical mark
is applied to a single base character (see Figure 2-21).
, which include accent marks, tildes, umlauts and other notations, help to distinguish one letter from another and aid in pronunciation.
in mineral names include the acute accent (e.
Here he strips it of all those diacritical marks
, critical apparatus, and other paraphernalia that academics require of each other, and adds explanatory notes for educated general readers.
Masing determined (and used diacritical marks
to denote them) three degrees of quantity both in vowels and consonants, but he suggested a rather relevant theoretical ternary system for vowels only.
4) We exclude words with accent and other diacritical marks
, such as ache-cache-(papier) mache, quiche-niche (itch)-cliche, and role-hyperbole-ole.
The keyboard, which uses LANCOR Technologies' multi-function enabled kbd driver, is based on the QWERTY layout with additional spaces for 26 alphabets and 21 combining diacritical marks
from any combination of languages.
Nor is it clear why "Kaznacic" (79 and 153) has no diacritical marks
which are correctly used in other Croatian names on the same page.
The next step is to associate these sounds with diacritical marks
, which bear a close resemblance to the hand play, e.
Less helpful is the guide to pronunciation at the start of the book, because she indicates that all of the diacritical marks
that her list clarifies, and which are found in many other texts, will not be used in hers.
The accents and other diacritical marks
we now use to write ancient Greek are comparatively late inventions.