diacritic

noun
di·a·crit·ic | \ˌdī-ə-ˈkri-tik \

Definition of diacritic 

: a mark near or through an orthographic or phonetic character or combination of characters indicating a phonetic value different from that given the unmarked or otherwise marked element

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Examples of diacritic in a Sentence

Two diacritics appear in the word “déjà vu.”

First Known Use of diacritic

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diacritic was in 1866

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diacritic

noun

English Language Learners Definition of diacritic

: a mark that is placed over, under, or through a letter in some languages to show that the letter should be pronounced in a particular way

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