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  • noun - (hyphen)
  • noun Sets off a change in capitalization or emphasis within a word.
  • noun Marks the end of a metrical foot.
  • noun tone ◌̃
  • prefix com-
  • noun archaic (French Braille, in the context of the number sign ) (the minus sign)


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Invented by Louis Braille, braille cells were arranged in numerical order and assigned to letters of the French alphabet. Most braille alphabets follow this assignment for the 26 letters of the basic Latin alphabet, or for the equivalents of those letters in a non-Latin script.


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