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1. Marking a distinction; distinguishing.
2. Able to discriminate or distinguish: a mind of great diacritical power.
3. Serving as a diacritic.

di′a·crit′i·cal·ly adv.


1. (Phonetics & Phonology) of or relating to a diacritic
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) showing up a distinction
ˌdiaˈcritically adv


(ˌdaɪ əˈkrɪt ɪ kəl)

1. serving to distinguish; distinctive.
2. capable of distinguishing.
3. serving as a diacritic.
di`a•crit′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diacritical - capable of distinguishing; "students having superior diacritic powers"; "the diacritic elements in culture"- S.F.Nadel
discriminating - showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"


[ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtɪkəl] ADJdiacrítico


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This refers to the placement of diacritical marks on the words and how certain words are pronounced.
The diacritical marks are clear, and fingering indications help to provide relatively quick access to each of the pieces in the set.
The sounds of the language are so different from their spellings and the diacritical signs in our dictionaries are not sufficiently accurate to place complete dependence on them.
Misspellings, omissions and commissions in punctuation and capitalization, missing diacritical marks and nobiliary particles, redundant vocabulary, and less-than-clear sentences mar this book.
9) In her chapter on the Syriac massora, or system of accents, Ulrike-Rebekka Nieten posits that diacritical marks, likely written in texts for musical intonations for Syriac Psalmody or to guide readers in a particular melody, preserved the orality and poetic nature of Syriac biblical texts, making them essential in the study of Syriac biblical interpretation.
If a diacritical mark (tuldik) were to be used, it would have a pahilis on the last syllable-thusnanlaban.
On page 40, "1838" should read "1839", and on page 56, the diacritical mark is omitted on the Polish Christmas carol quoted in Chopin's opus 20, "Lulajze Jezuniu.
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