- (phonetics) a symbol to indicate pronunciation that looks like a circumflex that is upside down
and that is placed above a letter in Slavonic and Baltic languages
- (biology) relating to a group of a specific type of bacteria so called by their initial letters
- a diacritic mark (ˇ) placed over certain letters in order to modify their sounds,
esp used in Slavonic languages to indicate various forms of palatal articulation,
as in the affricate č and the fricative trill ř used in Czech
Word Origin from Czech
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