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    #1

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    Hi,

    how do you call the stress above the "" in English? (In French: accent grave).

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    #2

    Re:

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    how do you call the stress above the "" in English? (In French: accent grave).
    I wanted to explain this but rather see the following link:

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    In AmE, it is called a "grave accent," with "grave" pronounced the same as "slave" or "cave."

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