circumflex

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

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EDITOR'S NOTE: In the text above, the word "SMARTpeno" should have a circumflex accent symbol above the letter "o".
In 1887, Peter Bohn associated the acute, grave, and circumflex accents with the virga, punctum, alla clivis; whereas Atkinson's examination of chants notated in Paleofrankish script shows that the "correct" correspondence should be with the pes, clivis, and torculus.