umlaut

[ UK /ˈʌmla‍ʊt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel to indicate a change in sound in some languages
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How To Use umlaut In A Sentence

  • The evidence is that originally the German keyboard produced circumflexes instead of umlauts but it was replaced by an English keyboard.
  • Works flawlessly with Gentoo, just some umlauts are b0rked in German dialogs. reply to this KDE-Look.org Content
  • Accented and umlauted vowels, and diacritical marks on consonants must be avoided, because they act as roadblocks and break the speed of a typist.
  • It is important to note that in many OE words containing vowels affected by umlaut, the /i/ or /j/ in the following unstressed syllable has been lost.
  • Does a look-up table exist that matches whole range of such non-English letters with their nearest-looking English equivalents? I'm thinking o and u umlaut, c and s cedilla, o circumflex, Turkish g and undotted-i, Scandinavian o with a line through it, Spanish n, e with a grave and acute, accented a, the diphthongs.
  • Umlauts are the pair of dots used in some European languages to modify the sounds of certain vowels; they are placed above the vowel.
  • For example, when you are in babel's dutch language mode you can write twee "en in which" is a trema, which is not equivalent to twee\ "en, which is then (actually always) specifically an umlaut. Netvouz - new bookmarks
  • The evidence is that originally the German keyboard produced circumflexes instead of umlauts but it was replaced by an English keyboard.
  • Not all vowel gradations are caused by umlaut.
  • The face's sense of frontality is strongly underscored by the carefully dotted nostrils, as level and regular as an umlaut. The Times Literary Supplement
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