• (RP) IPA: /ˈsɜːkəmˌflɛks/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɝkəmˌflɛks/

circumflex (plural circumflexes)

  1. (orthography) a diacritical mark (ˆ) placed over a vowel in certain languages to change its pronunciation; also used in combination with certain consonants in Esperanto to create additional letters
Translations Adjective


  1. having a circumflex mark
    ê is e circumflex.
  2. curving around
    The circumflex coronary artery
Translations Translations Verb

circumflex (circumflexes, present participle circumflexing; past and past participle circumflexed)

  1. to mark or pronounce with a circumflex
    to circumflex a syllable
  • Italian: circonflettere

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