diacritic

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diacritic

A small mark added to a letter that changes its pronunciation, such as an acute accent (á), a grave accent (à) and a cedilla (ç).
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The diacritics help the speech recognition software because it helps give the exact meaning, thus giving it a high level of accuracy.
placing diacritics, is its educational and cultural aspect.
Barbier (it's a pity about the mistakes in Czech diacritics, however), is definitely captivating.
1 (Winter 1981): 34-56; Teresa Heffernan, "Bovine Anxieties, Virgin Births, and the Secret of Life," Cultural Critique 53 (Winter 2003): 116-33; Frances Ferguson, "The Nuclear Sublime," Diacritics 14, no.
13), proves that the scribe who wrote these words was aware that <CC> digraphs could also serve as diacritics for vowels.
CS6 also offers greater control over Arabic text, with two new fonts and capabilities to help designers better manage the position of diacritics.
Yoruba is a tonal language that employs the use of a combination of diacritics and Roman alphabets to make up for the full representation of the entire Yoruba alphabets on any keyboard.
4) Maren Morph: Maren Morph automatically analyses a given Arabic word and displays possible analyses with corresponding diacritics for each analysis.
It is great for correctly entering people's names and address with all the correct diacritics etc.
As noted in the 'Guide to Pronunciation', W3 includes a number of diacritics which accompany [e] in order to distinguish between various types of schwa, e.
Thomas' Cynddylan on a Tractor for my GCSEs - and the technicalities like consonant mutations, grammatical genders and diacritics make me shiver.