how to pronounce diaeresis

daɪɛɹəsɪs

how to improve pronunciation of diaeresis

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of diaeresis.

meanings of diaeresis

noun:

  1. A diacritic ( ¨ ) placed over a vowel letter (especially the second of two consecutive ones) indicating that it is sounded separately, usually forming a distinct syllable, as in the English words naïve, Noël and Brontë, the French haïr and the Dutch ruïne.
  2. A natural break in rhythm when a word ends at the end of a metrical foot, in a line of verse.
  3. Hiatus; the occurrence of separate vowel sounds in adjacent syllables without an intervening consonant.
  4. Distraction; the separation of a vowel, often a diphthong, into two distinct syllables.

words with pronunciation similar to diaeresis

diathesisdialysisdiocesegenesis