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grave accent

Saltos de línea: grave ac¦cent
Pronunciación: /ɡrɑːv
 
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Definición de grave accent en inglés:

sustantivo

A mark (`) placed over a vowel in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality, vowel length, or intonation.
Example sentences
  • In any case, what I said about combining diacritics still stands - for example, to handle Yoruba, you need to be able to combine underdotted vowels with acute and grave accents (for tone).
  • When the word has a grave accent over the vowel, it is pronounced with a voice that starts at a low level and then falls even lower.
  • I guess it's possible that the reporter does know the difference, and is writing about the use of single quote and back quote as a method for keyboarding acute and grave accents; but if that's it, why not say so, and give an example?

Origen

early 17th century: French grave (see grave2).

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