dieretic

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • diaeretic (UK and Commonwealth English)
  • diæretic (dated)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dieretic (comparative more dieretic, superlative most dieretic)

  1. (linguistics) Featuring diæresis.
    The word create is dieretic, whereas creature is synaeretic.
  2. Written with a diæresis.
    Some words have many spellings: Take, for example, coordinate, which also has a hyphenated spelling variant — co-ordinate — and a dieretic one, coördinate.
Last modified on 3 February 2014, at 01:16