Meaning of diesis in English:

diesis

Pronunciation /ˈdʌɪɪsɪs/

noundieses

Printing
  • The double dagger symbol ‡.

    • ‘Dante has only one other canzone in which the two major parts of the stanza - before and after the diesis - are both subdivided.’

Origin

Late Middle English Latin, from Greek diēsis, from diienai ‘send through’, from dia ‘through’ + ienai ‘send’.