accent mark


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Synonyms for accent mark

a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

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NOTE TO EDITORS: In two references: The Korbel Brut Rose' and me'thode, the accent mark should be above the 'e'.
Note to Editors: There should be an accent mark over the first "o" in "Gomez" and over the first "o" in "Calderon".
After using Textexpander for only a few months, I've saved an estimated two hours, according to the app, that would have been spent typing greetings, goodbyes, signatures, and long prepackaged responses, or hunting and pecking for symbols like accent marks or emoticons.
I tried to write this renowned African writer's name correctly, with all the right accent marks, but this modern Western technology (laptop) is not programmed to respect "such" surnames and marks.
Diacritical marks, which include accent marks, tildes, umlauts and other notations, help to distinguish one letter from another and aid in pronunciation.
At the end of his essay, Mosquera wryly notes that the accent marks in "Felix Gonzalez Torres," as he insists on writing it, will probably disappear with the translation of the text from Spanish to English.
Navajo has some accent marks that do not exist anywhere in the world except other Athabaskan languages," said Reeves, who teaches computer science.
How to get those accent marks into your correspondence .
For example, one finds letters transposed, producing silly spelling mistakes (nouz for nous, legalopsychoz for megalopsychos, and so on), and impossible accentuation (foreign language accents are used and accent marks find their way over consonants).
But beware - a poorly translated business card, or incorrect accent marks, can quickly mar any good impression you're trying to create.
You feel inferior to the "nice" people who live in your neighbourhood and think that your accent marks you out as such.