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were developed with a bias favoring English, a language with an alphabet without diacritical marks.Examples are the diaereses in the borrowed French words naïve and Noël, which show that the vowel with the diaeresis mark is pronounced separately from the preceding vowel; the acute and grave accents, which can indicate that a final vowel is to be pronounced, as in saké and poetic breathèd; and the cedilla under the "c" in the borrowed French word façade, which shows it is pronounced .In Gaelic type, a dot over a consonant indicates lenition of the consonant in question. Diacritic is primarily an adjective, though sometimes used as a noun, whereas diacritical is only ever an adjective.Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( ` ), are often called accents.

In other alphabetic systems, diacritical marks may perform other functions.