Written symbols on letters of alphabets - synonyms or related words
a mark above a letter that shows how you pronounce it
an acute accent is the mark ´ above a letter in some languages that shows it is pronounced in a particular way
a mark under the letter ‘c’ in some languages, such as French and Portuguese, that shows that ‘c’ has the sound of the letter ‘s’, not ‘k’. It is written as ‘ç’.
the symbol ^ written above a vowel in some languages such as French. A circumflex often makes the sound of a vowel longer.
a mark written above or below a word that shows how you should pronounce that word
the symbol ¨ put above a vowel to show that it is pronounced separately from another vowel, for example in the word ‘naïve’
the mark ` above a letter in French and some other languages to show how that letter is pronounced
the symbol ~ that is written over the letter ‘n’ in Spanish, and ‘a’ and ‘o’ in Portuguese to change the way that they are pronounced
the mark ¨, written above a vowel in some languages, such as German, that shows it is pronounced in a particular way