διακριτικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δια- (dia-, apart) +‎ κριτικός (kritikós, discerning).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

δῐᾰκρῐτῐκός (diakritikósm (feminine δῐακρῐτῐκή, neuter δῐακρῐτῐκόν); first/second declension

  1. penetrating, piercing
  2. distinctive
  3. distinct

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: diacritique (learned)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek διακριτικός (diakritikós).

Adjective[edit]

διακριτικός (diakritikósm (feminine διακριτική, neuter διακριτικό)

  1. discreet (respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic)
  2. discrete, distinctive

Declension[edit]