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BREVE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does breve mean? 

BREVE (noun)
  The noun BREVE has 1 sense:

1. a diacritical mark (U-shaped) placed over a vowel to indicate a short sound

  Familiarity information: BREVE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BREVE (noun)


Sense 1breve [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A diacritical mark (U-shaped) placed over a vowel to indicate a short sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("breve" is a kind of...):

diacritic; diacritical mark (a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation)


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