Translation of circumflex in Spanish:


circunflejo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsərkəmˌflɛks/ /ˈsəːkəmflɛks/


(circumflex accent)
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    circunflejo masculine
    acento circunflejo masculine
    • The evidence is that originally the German keyboard produced circumflexes instead of umlauts but it was replaced by an English keyboard.
    • The French have had a crack at reforming plurals and circumflexes.
    • Some speakers would give these words the circumflex, but it would be the rising circumflex, so that the sound would still terminate with the rising inflection.
    • Modern Greek also retains from the ancient language a system of three pitch accents: acute, circumflex and grave.
    • The 1740 edition of the dictionary of the Académie française altered the spelling of 36% of French words, chiefly replacing mute s by acute and circumflex accents.
    • There should be a circumflex accent on the ‘y’ of ‘Llýn ’, not an acute.
    • The modern French ‘notre dame’ does not carry a circumflex accent.