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di·er·e·sis

or di·aer·e·sis (dī-ĕr′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. di·er·e·ses (-sēz′) or di·aer·e·ses
1. Linguistics
a. A mark ( ¨ ) placed over the second of two adjacent vowels to indicate that they are to be pronounced as separate sounds rather than a diphthong, as in naïve.
b. A mark ( ¨ ) placed over a vowel, such as the final vowel in Brontë, to indicate that the vowel is not silent.
2. A break or pause in a line of verse that occurs when the end of a word and the end of a metrical foot coincide.

[Late Latin diaeresis, from Greek diairesis, from diairein, to divide : dia-, apart; see dia- + hairein, to take.]

dieresis

(daɪˈɛrɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) a variant spelling of diaeresis
2. (Poetry) a variant spelling of diaeresis
dieretic adj

di•er•e•sis

or di•aer•e•sis

(daɪˈɛr ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. a sign (¨) placed over the second of two adjacent vowels to indicate that it is to be pronounced separately, as in the spellings naïve and coöperate.
2. the division made in a line or verse by coincidence of the end of a foot and the end of a word.
[1605–15; < Latin diaeresis < Greek diaíresis literally, distinction, division =diaire-, s. of diaireîn to divide (di- di-3 + haireîn to take) + -sis -sis]
di`e•ret′ic (-əˈrɛt ɪk) adj.

dieresis

A punctuation mark (¨) placed over a vowel to show that it is pronounced (as in Brontë) or is pronounced separately (as in naïve).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dieresis - a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound
diacritic, diacritical mark - a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
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24) "Es que Oscar Tiberio no ha sido un apasionado del ritmo imitativo, de las aventuras metricas, del neologismo bronceado, de las onomatopeyas abstrusas, del acertijo musical por asociacion de sonidos, de las morbideces que resultan de la dieresis y del elipse de una sinalefa, del mimo que se obtiene eliminando las 'r', de la ingenuidad amaneciente de las 'u', del delirio y la fineza palatina de las delicadas 'i'.
Currently, conventional symptomatic treatment is the major therapy for COPD in combination with pulmonary arterial hypertension; it relieves the clinical symptoms through measures such as assisted oxygen inhalation, cardiac reinforcement and dieresis, but its effect is not quite ideal.
De esta manera, en frances, seis marcas diacriticas actuan como piedras angulares de la ortografia (acento agudo ['], acento grave ['], acento circunflejo [^], dieresis ["], cedilla [c], apostrofe [']), que cambian la forma en la que se pronuncian las vocales, asi como el significado de las mismas (por ejemplo: a / a (tener/a), mur / mur (pared/ maduro), tache / tache (punto sucio / tarea) .
Con el indice se recorrio toda la extension de la dieresis en los tejidos blandos; se recorrio el hueso y hallose que el craneo habia sido roto, en seccion neta, de direccion horizontal, lo que demostraba que el agresor no habia tirado el hacha verticalmente, sino que habia buscado uno de los lados de la victima, para herirla con mayor acierto y comodidad.
His hendecasyllables almost always scan easily: he virtually never uses dieresis and consistently elides all possible vowels.
The first three herbs have effects on invigorating the spleen for dieresis, and the fourth herb has effects on eliminating dampness, strengthening body resistance by eliminating diseases, and invigorating the spleen for dieresis, and it also presents antidiarrheal properties.
Caffeine causes several effects such as stimulating central nervous system; increasing respiratory rate, bronchodilatation, lipolysis, and dieresis, gastrointestinal disturbances, cardiac arrhythmias [14,15] potentially hypertensive palpitations [16].
Para logar un exacto paralelismo entre esas dos seguidillas (6-5-7-5 y 6-5-7-5) podemos leer facilmente como heptasilabo el segundo hexasilabo de la segunda si se aplica la licencia poetica de la dieresis (<<ojos que envainados>>).
Cuando no existe una representacion grafica en espanol para un fenomeno fonologico en las lenguas indocostarricenses, se ha recurrido sobre todo el empleo de diacriticos: acentos graves <<'>> y circunflejos <<^>> para los tonos alto y ascendente, respectivamente, en bribri (apa 'cuerpo', sulu 'malo, mal'); dieresis para las vocales media alta anterior /i/ y media alta posterior /u/ en bribri, terraba y cabecar (skue 'raton' en bribri, do 'barro' en cabecar); dieresis para la nasal velar /n/, que posee estatus de fonema en brunca y en buglere (nan 'tiempo, espacio' en buglere, con 'miedo' en brunca); apostrofo (') para la oclusiva glotal sorda /?
They choose to add a dieresis on one of two consecutive vowels when the vowel should be pronounced separately in order to retain a proper syllable count.
This was the cause of glycosuria and ketonuria followed by osmotic dieresis and then polydipsia and polyurea (Dixon and Sunford, 1961).
JBB: Si, tenemos muchas vocales, y porque seguimos con un sistema tipografico occidental, para mostrar estas vocales las representamos con tildes y dieresis.