Translation of tilde in Spanish:


tilde, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɪldə//ˈtɪldə/


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    tilde feminine
    • The fact that the singer was Spanish and that the programme printed the song title with a tilde might have been a clue, anyway.
    • The tilde over the letter o is a dead giveaway as the other languages don't have it.
    • A tilde over the vowel indicates a high broken tone, in which the voice starts slightly above the middle of the normal speaking voice range, drops and then rises abruptly.
    • In modern Paraguayan orthography, the nasal vowels are represented with the nasal tilde (~) over the oral version of the vowel.