diacritic

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Synonyms for diacritic

a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation

capable of distinguishing

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The use of macrons and diacritic marks is occasionally marred by confusions.
Therefore diacritic marks are omitted, when the keywords are sought in the student's answer, the difference between characters "i" and "y" is ignored as well.
Finally, early versions of Blackboard do not support use of diacritic marks and non-Roman writing systems except in posted documents--a problem if languages other than English need to be used for Announcements, Discussion Board etc.
1 Quotations follow E Klaeber, Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburg, 3rd edn with two supplements (Boston 1950); diacritic marks have been omitted.
A special requirements was the need for the network and its terminal equipment to support the American Library Association (ALA) ASCII character set which incorporates diacritic marks and other special symbols used when cataloging library materials.