Definition of ogonek in English:
A diacritic mark (˛) placed beneath a letter, typically to indicate nasalization of a vowel in Polish and other languages.
- The ogonek is probably one of the most misunderstood and misshaped character elements ever.
- The use of the ogonek to indicate nasality is common in the transcription of the indigenous languages of the Americas.
Polish, literally 'little hook'.