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til·de

 (tĭl′də)
n.
The diacritical mark ( ~ ), used for example over the letter n in Spanish to indicate the palatal nasal sound (ny), as in cañón, "canyon," and over the vowels a and o in Portuguese to indicate nasalization, as in pão, "bread."

[Spanish, alteration of obsolete Catalan title, from Latin titulus, superscription.]
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tilde

(ˈtɪldə)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) the diacritical mark (~) placed over a letter to indicate a palatal nasal consonant, as in Spanish señor. This symbol is also used in the International Phonetic Alphabet to represent any nasalized vowel
[C19: from Spanish, from Latin titulus title, superscription]
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til•de

(ˈtɪl də)

n., pl. -des.
1. a diacritic (~) placed over an n, as in Spanish mañana, to indicate a palatal nasal sound or over a vowel, as in Portuguese são, to indicate nasalization.
[1860–65; < Sp < Latin titulus superscription. See title]
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tilde

A mark (~) placed over a letter in some languages to indicate pronunciation, such as over the “n” in the Spanish Señor.”
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Noun1.tilde - a diacritical mark (~) placed over the letter n in Spanish to indicate a palatal nasal sound or over a vowel in Portuguese to indicate nasalization
diacritic, diacritical mark - a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
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Translations
vlnovka
aaltoviivatilde
tilde

tilde

[ˈtɪldɪ] Ntilde f
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tilde

[ˈtɪldə] ntilde m
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tilde

nTilde f
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References in classic literature ?
''Tilda,' said Miss Squeers, colouring up to the top row of curls,
'I have not been used to it, you know, 'Tilda,' said Miss Squeers, applying her hand to the left side of her sash.
'There are only four of us, 'Tilda,' said Miss Squeers, looking slyly at Nicholas; 'so we had better go partners, two against two.'
''Tilda HAS won something she didn't expect, I think, haven't you, dear?' said Miss Squeers, maliciously.
'Thank you, 'Tilda, dear,' retorted Miss Squeers, majestically.
''Tilda,' exclaimed Miss Squeers with dignity, 'I hate you.'
Carrots and gooseberry tart -- pease-pudding and plenty of fat -- pork and beef and mutton, and cut 'em all, and quick about it -- stout for one, and ale for t'other -- and stale bread here, and new bread there -- and this gentleman likes cheese, and that gentleman doesn't -- Matilda, Tilda, Tilda, Tilda, fifty times over, till I didn't know my own name again -- oh lord!
Tilda, who lives near Nairn, was in Spain plugging her dark role as the guilt-racked mum of a boy who commits a gun killing spree.
STYLE STARS Tilda Swinton & Rosario Dawson SMASHING Laura Robson PAIR OF ACES Andy Murray and girlfriend Kim CHAT Sam Cam and Phillip Green FASHION NOTE Ellie Goulding MILLER THRILLER Sienna looking chic at the show FUTURE'S ROSIE The Transformers star arrives for the event
(NASDAQ: HAIN) has completed the sale of speciality rice brand Tilda to Spanish food group EBRO Foods S.A.
The owner of Ella's Kitchen, Sun-Pat and Yorkshire Provender this week announced the $342m (PS280m) cash sale of Tilda to Spanish food processing business Ebro Foods.
Release date- 26082019 - Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College have highlighted the positive links between dog ownership and higher levels of physical activity in middle-aged and older adults.