Acute Accent

The acute accent ( ´ ) is a diacritic used in many modern written languages with alphabets based on the Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek scripts.

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Languages With Letters Containing Diacritics
... Germanic Faroese uses acute accents and other special letters ... Icelandic uses acute accents and other special letters ... Celtic Irish uses acute accents, called fadas ...
Proto-Balto-Slavic Language - Balto-Slavic Accentual System - Reflexes in Balto-Slavic Languages
... In (at least) the East Baltic languages, the acute register developed into the so-called "broken tone", a long vowel with a glottal stop in the middle of it, typically denoted by a ... Elsewhere, the difference between acute and circumflex is often continued as a tonal distinction ... The most direct continuation of the acute is in Latvian, particularly in the three-tone central dialects ...
Southern Athabaskan Languages - Sounds - Tone
... languages as having 4 tones (using Americanist transcription system) high (marked with acute accent ´, Example á) low (marked with grave accent `, Example ... transcription system by representing only high tone with an acute accent while leaving low tone unmarked high tone á low tone a So now niziz is written instead of the previous nìz ... is indicated by an unmarked first vowel and an acute accent on the second, and vice versa for falling tone rising aá (instead of Americanist ǎ·) falling áa (instead of Americanist ...
Papiamento Orthography - Diacritics
... is the only one of the two that makes use of the grave accent ⟨`⟩, the diaeresis or trema ⟨¨⟩ and the acute accent ⟨´⟩ ... The grave accent and diaeresis are used to distinguish one vowel from another, e.g ... bon and bòl, tur and hür, while the acute accent is used to indicate stress within a word ...
Proto-Slavic Language - Grammar - Accent Classes
... In Late Common Slavic, there were three basic accent classes for nominals (nouns, adjectives, pronouns, participles) Class A, with a fixed acute accent on the stem (either on the ... Class B, with largely fixed accent on the ending (on the first syllable of the ending, if multisyllabic) ... Class C ("mobile"), with alternation of the accent between the first syllable of the stem and the ending, depending on the paradigmatic form ...

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