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diacritical

di·a·crit·i·cal

diacritical

 
pronunciation:
daI krI tih kl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: serving to signal a difference or distinction.
definition 2: of a printing or writing mark, serving to distinguish the sound of a letter or group of letters from its other possible sounds, as an umlaut, circumflex, cedilla, or the like.
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derivation: diacritically (adv.)
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