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Inverted breve or arch is a diacritical mark, shaped like the top half of a circle (&#785), that is, like an upside-down breve (˘). [1]

27 relations: Alphabet, Ancient Greek, Breve, Circumflex, Cyrillic script, Diacritic, Digamma, Ȋ, Ȓ, Greek diacritics, Herbert Weir Smyth, HTML, International Phonetic Alphabet, Inverted breve, Iota, LaTeX, Modern Greek, Numeric character reference, Prosody (linguistics), Proto-Indo-European language, Semivowel, Serbo-Croatian phonology, Slavic studies, Syllable, Tie (typography), Unicode, Upsilon.


An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language.

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Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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A breve (less often;; neuter form of the Latin brevis “short, brief”) is the diacritic mark ˘, shaped like the bottom half of a circle.

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The circumflex is a diacritic in the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts that is used in the written forms of many languages and in various romanization and transcription schemes.

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Cyrillic script

The Cyrillic script is a writing system used for various alphabets across Eurasia (particularity in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and North Asia).

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A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign, or an accent – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph.

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Digamma, waw, or wau (uppercase: Ϝ, lowercase: ϝ, numeral: ϛ) is an archaic letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Ȋ or ȋ is a letter of the Latin script formed by the addition of an inverted breve accent above the Latin letter I. Category:Uncommon Latin letters.

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The grapheme Ȓ (lower case ȓ) is a letter used in discussion of Serbo-Croatian phonetics.

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Greek diacritics

Greek orthography has used a variety of diacritics starting in the Hellenistic period.

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Herbert Weir Smyth

Herbert Weir Smyth (August 8, 1857 – July 16, 1937) was an American classical scholar.

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Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.

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International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet.

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Inverted breve

Inverted breve or arch is a diacritical mark, shaped like the top half of a circle (&#785), that is, like an upside-down breve (˘).

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Iota (uppercase Ι, lowercase ι) is the ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.

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LaTeX (or; a shortening of Lamport TeX) is a document preparation system.

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Modern Greek

Modern Greek (Νέα Ελληνικά or Νεοελληνική Γλώσσα "Neo-Hellenic", historically and colloquially also known as Ρωμαίικα "Romaic" or "Roman", and Γραικικά "Greek") refers to the dialects and varieties of the Greek language spoken in the modern era.

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Numeric character reference

A numeric character reference (NCR) is a common markup construct used in SGML and SGML-derived markup languages such as HTML and XML.

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Prosody (linguistics)

In linguistics, prosody is concerned with those elements of speech that are not individual phonetic segments (vowels and consonants) but are properties of syllables and larger units of speech.

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Proto-Indo-European language

Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, the most widely spoken language family in the world.

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In phonetics and phonology, a semivowel or glide, also known as a non-syllabic vocoid, is a sound that is phonetically similar to a vowel sound but functions as the syllable boundary, rather than as the nucleus of a syllable.

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Serbo-Croatian phonology

Serbo-Croatian is a South Slavic language with four national standards.

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Slavic studies

Slavic studies (North America), Slavonic studies (Britain and Ireland) or Slavistics (borrowed from Russian славистика or Polish slawistyka) is the academic field of area studies concerned with Slavic areas, Slavic languages, literature, history, and culture.

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A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds.

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Tie (typography)

The tie is a symbol in the shape of an arc similar to a large breve, used in Greek, phonetic alphabets, and Z notation.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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Upsilon (or; uppercase Υ, lowercase υ; ύψιλον ýpsilon) or ypsilon is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Arch (diacritic), Kamora (character), Kamora (diacritic), Ȃ, Ȇ, Ȏ, Ȗ, ̑.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverted_breve

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