umlaut (plural umlauts)
- Germanic umlaut A phonological phenomenon where an earlier vowel takes on the quality of a second vowel. Mildly formative in modern German by analogy, present in English only as irregular fossils.
- A partial assimilation of a vowel.
- A vowel so assimilated.
- (orthography): The diacritical mark ( Â¨ ) placed over a vowel to indicate such assimilation.
- (nonstandard) umlaut
6 letters in word "umlaut": A L M T U U.
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