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DIAERESIS (diaereses, diaerses)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does diaeresis mean? 

DIAERESIS (noun)
  The noun DIAERESIS has 1 sense:

1. a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DIAERESIS (noun)


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Meaning:

A diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

diaeresis; dieresis; umlaut

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

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


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