A wave of the voice embracing both a rise and fall or a fall and a rise on the same a syllable.
A character, or accent, denoting in Greek a rise and of the voice on the same long syllable, marked thus [~ or ?]; and in Latin and some other languages, denoting a long and contracted syllable, marked [? or ^]. See Accent, n., 2.
To mark or pronounce with a circumflex.
The character (^) entered in certain segments of numeric and derived searches in WorldCat to make searches more precise. Also known as a caret.
verb and adjective, Latin circum = around, and flexere = to bend, hence, bend or bent around.
a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality
a special character used with a vowel
circumflexus, bent around). Curved like a bow.
The circumflex ( Ë† ) (often called a "caret", a "hat" or an "uppen") is a diacritic mark used in written Greek, French, Dutch, Esperanto, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Vietnamese, Japanese romaji, Welsh, Portuguese, Italian, Afrikaans and other languages, and formerly in Turkish. It received its English name from Latin circumflexus (bent about)--a translation of the Greek Ï€ÎµÏÎ¹ÏƒÏ€Ï‰Î¼ÎÎ½Î· (perispomene).