Foreign Words: Accent Marks

Be particularly alert to accent marks. Use Webster’s 11th or an appropriate foreign language dictionary to check usage. Here’s a quick reminder about how to create the most common accent marks.

Acute vowels
Grave vowels
Circumflex vowel
Umlaut vowel
Cedilla c
Tilde n
áéíóú
àèìòù
âêîôû
äëïöü
ç
ñ
option-e,
option-~,
option-i,
option-u,
option-c
option-n,
then vowel
then vowel
then vowel
then vowel 

then n


 

Foreign words
Accent marks
Translation help

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