how to pronounce breve


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The above transcription of breve is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

breve is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of breve in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… bereavements the breve consulted mediums …”

meanings of breve


  1. The great ant thrush of Sumatra (Pitta gigas), which has a very short tail.
  2. A double whole note.
  3. Any writ or precept under seal, issued out of any court.
  4. A semicircular diacritical mark (˘) placed above a vowel, commonly used to mark its quantity as short.

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