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Breve: Quiz


Question 1: (However, there is a frequent convention of indicating only – but all – the long vowels: it is then understood that a vowel with no ________ is short.)
Umlaut (diacritic)Acute accentMacronDiacritic

Question 2: In the ________, a breve is used for Й (a semivowel I).
YatCyrillic alphabetPhoenician alphabetGlagolitic alphabet

Question 3: history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ________
ISO/IEC 646ANSI escape codeISO/IEC 8859-16ISO/IEC 8859

Question 4: The breve, together with circumflex and horn, are used in the ________ to represent additional vowels.
Thai languageFrench languageVietnamese languageChinese language

Question 5: It is also used to transliterate Akkadian, Hittite cuneiform, and ________.
Demotic (Egyptian)HieraticAncient EgyptEgyptian hieroglyphs

Question 6: Ў was also used in Cyrillic Uzbek under the ________.
RussiaJoseph StalinSoviet UnionEast Germany

Question 7: It is often used this way in dictionaries and textbooks of Latin, ________ and some other languages, such as Tuareg.
Doric GreekAncient GreekAeolic GreekAttic Greek

Question 8: H-breve below Ḫ ḫ is used to transliterate the ________ character Ḫāʾ (‎ﺥ‎) in DIN 31635.
Ancient North ArabianEgyptian ArabicArabic languageModern Standard Arabic

Question 9: The breve sign indicates a short vowel, as opposed to the ________ ¯ which indicates long vowels, in academic transcription.
DiacriticUmlaut (diacritic)Acute accentMacron

Question 10: The ________ Romanization of the Korean hangul script uses breves, not carons, over o and u to indicate the vowels ㅓ (ŏ) and ㅡ (ŭ).
McCune–ReischauerKorean romanizationKorean languageHanja


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