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accents, when and why do we use them.?.

July 16, 2012

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Accent marks are in Spanish for two different purposes: to indicate where the stress or emphasis falls on a word when it is pronounced, and to help differentiate between identically spelled words. They are only used over vowels (á, é, í, ó, ú). See this article for more details - http://users.ipfw.edu/jehle/courses/accents.htm

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