noun, plural di·aer·e·ses [dahy-er-uh-seez]. /daɪˈɛr əˌsiz/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM diaeresisdi·ae·ret·ic [dahy-uh-ret-ik], /ˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for diaeresis
With the removal of the hyphenation, these have been changed to use the diaeresis everywhere.With the Doughboy in France|Edward Hungerford
The ending of a word and foot together within the verse is called a diaeresis.New Latin Grammar|Charles E. Bennett
The letter sometimes is printed without the diaeresis as ‘o’.
With regard to modulation, too, the lines with diaeresis differ from those without it.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper
Diaeresis or synaeresis may usually be employed according to the case.Legends, Tales and Poems|Gustavo Adolfo Becquer