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punctum delens

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English

Etymology

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Noun

Singular
punctum delens

Plural
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punctum delens ({{{1}}})
  1. (orthography) A dot placed above a letter to indicate that it is a copying error and should be ignored.
  2. (orthography) A dot placed above a consonant in Irish, when it is written with Roman letters, to indicate that the consonant is lenited.

Latin

Etymology

From punctum (point, dot) + dēlēns, present active participle of dēleō (delete).

Pronunciation

Noun

punctum dēlēns (genitive punctī delēntis); n, second declension

  1. (orthography) a punctum delens; mark made to indicate that a written character is an error to be ignored.

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