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tilde & spanish accenting.

Post 1

jbliqemp...

I have your article 'Accent Rules for Spanish' to edit, and was concerned with your use of the word tilde. In my handy Spanish for foolish English speakers book, it says the tilde is this: ~

And, I don't have an accent key on my keyboard. In any case, did you mean the tilde, or were you refering to a (relatively) common accent mark? Much like this, reversed: `

-jb


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Post 2

The Frood (Stop Torture: A455528)

Tilde, I think, is any mark placed on top of the letter.
I meant the ´ for tilde, and I was taught that ´ was also tilde and I think I say it on the article? Is it unclear?


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Post 3

jbliqemp...

No, you were very clear; however, in the language book I was looking in, they call this ` (yeah, it's backwards) an accent mark, and this ~ over an n was called a tilde. It's entirely possible that they are both tildes. I'll see what I come up with...

-jb


tilde & spanish accenting.

Post 4

jbliqemp...

The definition of tilde in my dictionary stated that it was a accent mark, shaped thus: ~

-jb


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Post 5

The Frood (Stop Torture: A455528)

Well, feel free to change it. You can call it 'accent mark' and erase the 'tilde' if you think that part is confusing. I was taught at school that it was 'tilde', though... but what most people understand is more important and I (and my teacher) could be wrong.


tilde & spanish accenting.

Post 6

jbliqemp...

Alright. I should be done shortly. smiley - smiley

-jb


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