˘

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˘ U+02D8, ˘
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˗
[U+02D7]
Spacing Modifier Letters ˙
[U+02D9]

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˘

  1. (poetry) Used to mark a short/unstressed syllable in a metrical foot or verse: e.g. ⟨˘ˉ⟩ iamb, ⟨ˉ˘⟩ trochee, ⟨˘˘⟩ pyrrhic. Also placed over vowel letters: see ⟨◌̆⟩.

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