A diacritic /daɪ.əˈkrɪtɨk/ – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign from ancient Greek διά (dia, through) and κρίνω (krinein, to separate) – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph. The term derives from the Greek διακριτικός (diakritikós, "distinguishing"). Diacritic is primarily an adjective, though sometimes used as a noun, whereas diacritical is only ever an adjective. Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( ` ) are often called accents. Diacritical marks may appear above or below a letter, or in some other position such as within the letter or between two letters.
Posts about Diacritics
  • The Diacritics SEO Technique – A Tactic Nobody is Using

    …. Let’s get straight to the point with an example. Is there a difference between searching for “Haagen Dazs” versus searching for “Häagen Dazs”? I know they’re probably some old ice-cream producer from Denmark (it sure sounds like they could be, and they definitely sound old), but why did they have to make their name so difficult to spell? Where do…

    Razvan Gavrilas/ cognitiveSEOin SEO- 9 readers -
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