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Anyone who has encountered using the diaeresis and the ash?

I've finished the Adjectives 4 and the Pronouns 2 recently and still I have not pressed those buttons yet. Will those appear somewhere down below?

March 25, 2018

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Æ is rarely used in French. It's in Greek and Latin loanwords like tænia (alternative form of ténia) and ex æquo (alternative form of ex aequo).

The diaresis is much more common and is used to create two vowels out of a digraph. Naïve is pronounced [na.iv] but without the diaresis it would be pronounced [nɛv].

March 25, 2018
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