Definition of diesis in English:

diesis

Line breaks: di¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪɪsɪs
 
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noun (plural dieses /-ɪsiːz/)

Printing
  • The double dagger symbol ‡.
    More example sentences
    • Dante has only one other canzone in which the two major parts of the stanza - before and after the diesis - are both subdivided.

Origin

late Middle English: Latin, from Greek diēsis, from diienai 'send through', from dia 'through' + ienai 'send'.

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