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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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 root or on a morphological suffix) ... 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 ...
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 ...
Papiamento Orthography - Diacritics
... dialect of Curaçao and Bonaire is the only one of the two that makes use of the grave accent ⟨`⟩, the diaeresis or trema ⟨¨⟩ and the acute ... 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 ...
Southern Athabaskan Languages - Sounds - Tone
... Athabaskan languages as having 4 tones (using Americanist transcription system) high (marked with acute accent ´, Example á) low (marked with grave ... the Americanist 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 ... on long vowels 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 ...

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