Definition of 'acute accent'
Example sentences containing 'acute accent'
]su[fu1vnj1,0 vu1 The single dot and the ` acute accent ' were frequently used for i and e (but in some modes for e and i).THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
In this mode length of vowel was usually indicated by the ` acute accent ', called in that case andaith `long mark '.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004) THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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