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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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By measuring geometry of diacritical mark of the dcroat letter from different fonts and font faces most common practices in designing were established.
If the diacritical mark is misbalanced, the letter will seem to gravitate to a certain side.
In addition to its uses as a diacritical mark in languages such as Spanish, the tilde (~) has other functions.
In prosody, sabab (plural asbab) is a phonetic construction of two letters in which both letters have short vowels, or in which one has a short vowel and the other does not (or has instead the silenting diacritical mark -- sukoon).
Unfortunately, the diacritical marks on his surname were not reproduced correctly in either the table of contents or at the end of his review.
118), and the lack of diacritical marks in some French words such as "Eglise" (p.
Headlines have been changed from Spartan to the similar Helvetica, and on a very few occasions we are having to 'art in' special characters and diacritical marks until such time as the computer learns what they are.
4) We exclude words with accent and other diacritical marks, such as ache-cache-(papier) mache, quiche-niche (itch)-cliche, and role-hyperbole-ole.
In other words, the heightened Caroline pursuit of the constituents of true religious heroism may be unsettled by the multitude of attractive competitors, but Christian heroism itself is also redefined in the period so that its diacritical marks are fallibility, criticism, and revision.
Opening a Swedish book, for example, you will always find excellent white paper and clean, clear, attractive type enhanced by the diacritical marks employed in Swedish script.
The product applies bi-directional algorithms for writing direction, interprets language rules and glyph information, applies contextual shaping to position and connect characters, combines characters and diacritical marks, and renders the composed text.
Special keys for diacritical marks, accents and special chars.