Double Grave Accent

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The double grave accent is not part of the orthography of any language, but it is used in language learning materials of and linguistic publications about Serbian, Croatian and Slovene.[1]

Double Grave Accent in Unicode

Characters with Double Grave Accent
˵ ◌̏ Ȁ ȁ Ȅ ȅ Ȉ ȉ Ȍ ȍ Ȑ ȑ Ȕ
U+02F5 U+030F U+0200 U+0201 U+0204 U+0205 U+0208 U+0209 U+020C U+020D U+0210 U+0211 U+0214
Modifier Letter Middle Double Grave Accent Combining Double Grave Accent Latin Capital Letter A With Double Grave Latin Small Letter A With Double Grave Latin Capital Letter E With Double Grave Latin Small Letter E With Double Grave Latin Capital Letter I With Double Grave Latin Small Letter I With Double Grave Latin Capital Letter O With Double Grave Latin Small Letter O With Double Grave Latin Capital Letter R With Double Grave Latin Small Letter R With Double Grave Latin Capital Letter U With Double Grave
ȕ
U+0215
Latin Small Letter U With Double Grave

Double Grave Accent in Natlangs

Uses of Double Grave Accent
Usage Language Letters Notes
Short vowel with pitch accent or tone Croatian, Serbian Ȁȁ /â/, Ȅȅ /ê/, Ȉȉ /î/, Ȍȍ /ô/, Ȑȑ /r̩̂/, Ȕȕ /û/ The double grave accent marks here a short vowel with falling pitch.[2]
Slovene (orthography with tonal accentuation) Ȁȁ /à/, Ȅȅ /ɛ̀/, Ẹ̏ẹ̏ /è/, Ȉȉ /ì/, Ȍȍ /ɔ̀/, Ọ̏ọ̏ /ò/, Ȑȑ /ə̀ɾ/, Ȕȕ /ù/ The double grave accent marks that the vowels are short and have low tone. These letters are not used in the standard orthography of Slovene, but in language materials.[3]

See Also

References

  1. Double grave accent at Wikipedia.
  2. Serbo-Croatian phonology, Pitch accent at Wikipedia.
  3. Slovene language, Prosody at Wikipedia.