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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tilde (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative tilde tildet
genitive tilden tildejen
partitive tildeä tildejä
illative tildeen tildeihin
singular plural
nominative tilde tildet
accusative nom.? tilde tildet
gen. tilden
genitive tilden tildejen
tildeinrare
partitive tildeä tildejä
inessive tildessä tildeissä
elative tildestä tildeistä
illative tildeen tildeihin
adessive tildellä tildeillä
ablative tildeltä tildeiltä
allative tildelleˣ tildeilleˣ
essive tildenä tildeinä
translative tildeksi tildeiksi
instructive tildein
abessive tildettä tildeittä
comitative tildeineen

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tilde (definite accusative tildeyi, plural tildeler)

  1. tilde

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