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Noun: umlaut  'ûm,lawt
  1. A diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound
    - dieresis [N. Amer], diaeresis
Verb: umlaut  'ûm,lawt
  1. Place an umlaut over a vowel

Derived forms: umlauted, umlauts, umlauting

Type of: diacritic, diacritical mark

Encyclopedia: Umlaut