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Definition of the noun grave accent
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- a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
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Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen
Capital C, cedilla Capital E, grave accent Capital E, ...
by Bryan A. Garner
grave accent C ). In ancient Greek, this mark signaled a lower inflection, in contrast to the higher inflection called for by the acute accent. In English, the grave is rarer than the acute accent, but it does appear on occasion to indicate a falling ...
by William Perry
iii, and üş, require bel": the grave accent ; all the others the acute ; except, however, the vowels á and Ö, and the diphthong Üü, each of which have a long and a short sound : —There ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson
The grave accent is marked thus(\), and points out - when the voice ought to be lowered. The circumflex accent is compounded of the other two, and marked thus (" or A): it denotes a quavering of the voice between high and low. Seine call the ...
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