A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign from ancient Greek διά ( dia, through) and κρίνω ( krinein, to separate) – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph. The term derives from the Greek διακριτικός ( diakritikós, "distinguishing"). Diacritic is primarily an adjective, though sometimes used as a noun, whereas diacritical is only ever an adjective. Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( `&thins..
Now you can move beyond the status quo and learn this classical language. With Latin Demystified, nihil obstat (nothing stands in the way). Beginning with an overview of Latin, basic pronunciation rules, and a discussion on the differences between inflect..
Now you can move beyond the status quo and learn this classical language. With Latin Demystified, nihil obstat (nothing stands in the way). Beginning with an overview of Latin, basic pronunciation rules, and a discussion on the differences between inflecte..
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