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Adjective: diacritic  ,dI-u'kri-tik
  1. Capable of distinguishing
    "the diacritic elements in culture"; "students having superior diacritic powers";
    - diacritical
Noun: diacritic  ,dI-u'kri-tik
  1. A mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
    - diacritical mark

Derived forms: diacritics

See also: discriminating

Type of: mark

Encyclopedia: Diacritic