A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign, or accent – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph. The term derives from the Ancient Greek διακριτικός ( diakritikós, " distinguishing" ), from διακρίνω ( diakrī́ nō, " to distinguish" ). Diacritic is primarily an adjective, though sometimes used as a noun, whereas diacritical is only ever an.
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