Statistics for English Words (and Names) with Diacritics

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  • The average score is 16 of 27

Answer Stats

DiacriticDefinitionAnswer% Correct
acute accent (´)A coffee shop or dinercafé
92%
tilde (˜)Medium-sized chile pepper of the species Capsicum annuumjalapeño
77%
acute accent (´)Document that presents one's background and accomplishmentsrésumé
77%
acute / graveThe feeling that one has lived through the present situation beforedéjà vu
74%
macron (¯)Polynesian language spoken in New ZealandMāori
74%
acute accent (´)A woman's family name at birthnée
74%
cedilla (¸)The front part or exterior of a buildingfaçade
69%
tilde (˜)Decorated container, filled with candy, broken in a celebrationpiñata
69%
umlaut (¨)"Over" or "above"über
69%
acute accent (´)To cook with a small amount oil or fat over high heatsauté
67%
acute accent (´)Like ZellwegerRenée
64%
acute accent (´)Like Knowles-CarterBeyoncé
62%
diaeresis (¨)Like Charlotte, Emily, and AnneBrontë
62%
circumflex (ˆ)A manor house or fine country house of nobilitychâteau
62%
diaeresis (¨)Another name for Christmas, or perhaps a given nameNoël
62%
acute accent (´)Overthrow of government (a "stroke of state")coup d’état
59%
acute accent (´)Element so overused it has lost its effect or become irritatingcliché
56%
diaeresis (¨)Describes someone with a lack of experience or sophisticationnaïve
54%
acute accent (´)Greek iced coffee drink that can be similar to a milkshakefrappé
51%
caron (ˇ)Czech automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of VolkswagenŠkoda
49%
umlaut (¨)European city among the world's largest financial centresZürich
49%
circumflex (ˆ)Country located on the south coast of West AfricaCôte d'Ivoire
41%
diaeresis (¨)Female name meaning "blooming" or "fertility" in Greek (e.g. Sevigny)Chloë
38%
acute accent (´)Savory or sweet baked egg-based dishsoufflé
38%
grave accent (`)Face-to-face (in comparison with)vis-à-vis
33%
diaeresis (¨)Female first name of Greek origin, meaning "life"Zoë
33%
umlaut (¨)Unit of measurement for exposure to radiationröntgen
18%

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