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Translingual[edit]

Character  ` 
Unicode name GRAVE ACCENT
Codepoint U+0060
_ ← Basic Latin → a
Character  ̀ 
Unicode name COMBINING GRAVE ACCENT
Codepoint U+0300
˿ ← Combining Diacritical Marks → ́
Character  ` 
Unicode name GREEK VARIA
Codepoint U+1FEF
΅ ← Greek Extended

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A grave accent.

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with an acute accent: ´

Punctuation mark[edit]

`

  1. (computing) A backquote or backtick, which, like a quotation mark, encloses text.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called accent greu (grave accent) in Catalan, and found on À/à, È/è and Ò/ò.

Usage notes[edit]

The grave accent indicates that an open-mid or open vowel is pronounced stressed. Stressed close-mid or close vowels are indicated with an acute accent ´.


Dutch[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called accent grave (grave accent) in Dutch, and found on À/à and È/è.

Usage notes[edit]

The grave accent is used mostly in French loanwords, and serves primarily to distinguish the rare vowel /ɛː/ from the more usual /eː/.


French[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called accent grave (grave accent) in French, and found on À/à, È/è and Ù/ù.

Italian[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

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Portuguese[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called acento grave (grave accent) in Portuguese, and found on À/à.

Romansch[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

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Welsh[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

`

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called acen drom (grave accent) in Welsh, and found on À/à, È/è, Ì/ì, Ò/ò, Ù/ù, / and /.