tilde

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tilde, from Latin titulus (superscript).

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Noun[edit]

tilde (plural tildes)

  1. The grapheme of character ~.
    1. A diacritical mark (˜) placed above a letter to modify its pronunciation, such as by palatalization in Spanish words or nasalization in Portuguese words.
    2. A punctuation mark that indicates range (from a number to another number).
    3. May be used to represent approximation (mathematics).
  2. A key found on some types of keyboards.
  3. (logic) The character used to represent negation, usually ~ or ¬.

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used for these letters: ã, õ, and ñ; Vietnamese and Guaraní use it for several other letters.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilde f (plural tildes)

  1. (orthography) accent

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tilde

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of tillen

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: til‧de
  • IPA(key): /ˈtilde(ʔ)/

Noun[edit]

tilde

  1. tilde

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tilde m (plural tildes)

  1. tilde

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilde

  1. tilde

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilde m, f (plural tildi)

  1. tilde (all senses)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin titulus (superscript).

Noun[edit]

tilde m, f (plural tildes) (usually feminine)

  1. tilde
  2. accent mark
  3. criticism, censure

Usage notes[edit]

In Spanish, the “tilde” refers to a diacritic in general, including the acute accent, as in á, but especially the diacritic ñ.

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Verb[edit]

tilde

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of tildar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of tildar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of tildar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of tildar.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tilde.

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Noun[edit]

tilde (definite accusative tildeyi, plural tildeler)

  1. tilde

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