Definition of diaeresis
1 : a mark ¨ placed over a vowel to indicate that the vowel is pronounced in a separate syllable (as in naïve or Brontë) — compare umlaut
2 : the break in a verse caused by the coincidence of the end of a foot with the end of a word
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