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CIRCUMFLEX

 Dictionary entry overview: What does circumflex mean? 

CIRCUMFLEX (noun)
  The noun CIRCUMFLEX has 1 sense:

1. a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality

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


 Dictionary entry details 


CIRCUMFLEX (noun)


Sense 1circumflex [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

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


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