- serving to distinguish; distinctive.
- capable of distinguishing.
- Phonetics. serving as a diacritic.
Origin of diacritical
Examples from the Web for diacritical
Historical Examples of diacritical
Diacritical marks have been avoided, with the exception of the macron.The Little Clay Cart
(Attributed To) King Shudraka
Punctuation, diacritical and formatting markup have been normalized.Little Jeanne of France
The following table gives the diacritical marks for the vowels.Plain English
Some apparent errors in the use of diacritical marks have been amended.Japanese Swords
He also systematized and extended the use of diacritical points.
- of or relating to a diacritic
- showing up a distinction