• Directory of Internet terms
  • Diacritic — A mark such as an acute, grave or circumflex accent, a cedilla, or an umlaut, which is added to a letter to give it a special phonetic value. Characters with diacritics can be typed on standard computer keyboards by using the Alt Key in combination with a sequence of numbers. Section 5, Module 1.3, headed Typing foreign characters. DIALANG: See Section 2.2.1, Module 4.1, headed The DIALANG diagnostic testing project.