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noun 
  1. (orthography): A diacritical mark (Ë) placed over a vowel in certain languages to change its pronunciation; also used in combination with certain consonant, consonants in Esperanto to create w:Esperanto_orthography, additional letters.
adjective 
  1. Having this mark.
    • íª is e .
      1. curving, Curving around
    • The coronary artery
Etymology: From w:Latin language, Latin circumflexus, (bent about) past participle of circumflectere, used as a loan-tr. of w:Greek language, Greek perispomenos, literally drawn-around.


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