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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound.

Usage examples (30)
  • The term diaeresis earlier diæresis, US dieresis derives from a Greek word meaning 'divide' or 'separate'.
  • Ie the is pronounced only when marked with a diaeresis.
  • Cause if it damaged a kidney, you might need diaeresis
  • The ending of a word and foot together within the verse is called a diaeresis. for more
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