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  1. diacritical mark, diacritic(noun)

    a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation

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  1. diacritical mark(Noun)

    A symbol in writing used with a letter to indicate a different pronunciation, stress, tone, or meaning, also called "tone marks" when used to indicate tones, e.g. in Vietnamese or pinyin (romanised Mandarin Chinese).

  2. Origin: diacritical + mark

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