circumflex


circumflex
CIRCUMFLÉX, circumflexe, adj. 1. (În sintagma) Accent circumflex = semn ortografic în formă de unghi cu vârful în sus sau de tildă, care se pune deasupra unei vocale spre a arăta că aceasta trebuie rostită lung sau, în ortografia română, spre a nota sunetul î(â). 2. (anat.; despre artere, vene, nervi) Care are un traiect răsucit. 3. (bot.; despre plante) Cu ramurile curbate în jos. [var.: circonfléx adj.] – Din lat. circumflexus, fr. circonflexe.
Trimis de hai, 17.05.2004. Sursa: DEX '98

circumfléx adj. m., pl. circumflécşi; f. sg. circumfléxă; pl. circumfléxe
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

CIRCUMFLÉ//X circumflexxă (circumflexcşi, circumflexxe) : Accent circumflex semn diacritic folosit în unele limbi pentru a însemna vocalele lungi. /<lat. circumflexus, fr. circonflexe
Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX

CIRCUMFLÉX adj.n. 1. Accent circumflex = semn diacritic care marchează în ortografia noastră căciula literelor â, î. 2. (Despre artere, vene, nervi) Care înconjură, care are un traiect răsucit. 3. (Despre plante) Cu ramurile curbate în jos. [pl. -ecşi, -exe, var. circonflex adj.n. / < lat. circumflexus < circum – împrejur, flexus – curbat, cf. fr. circonflexe].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.03.2006. Sursa: DN

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