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Two Dots over a Vowel?

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The two dots over a vowel is used to determine phonological awareness. It is often called diaeresis or diacritic. In some cases, it can also be called umlaut or trema depending on the origin or location. Diacritic is no longer used in US Language but can still be seen in archived literary pieces.
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It's called an umlaut I believe. The plural would be umlaute.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_name_of_Two_...
Umlaut (noun) is the name of the two dots over the vowels, a, o and u,
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-name-of...
umlaut---For German
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200903...
It's called a Superdot - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diacritic for more information on diacritics. Hazel Ruxton, Houston, UK I've just looked at that page, and so should you
http://www.guardian.co.uk/notesandqueries/query/0,...
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1. Look for two dots placed over a vowel such as u. This is an umlaut. Read the vowel to rhyme with the sound of oo in "moon" when the umlaut is over ...
1. Look for two dots placed over a vowel such as u. This is an umlaut. Read the vowel to rhyme with the sound of oo in "moon" when the umlaut is over ...
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