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Etymology of the English word diacritical

the English word diacritical
derived from the English word diacritic
derived from the Greek word diakritikos, διακριτικός
derived from the Greek word diakrinein, διακρίνω (to separate thoroughly; (literally and reflexively) to withdraw from, or oppose; figuratively, to discriminate (by implication, decide), or (reflexively) hesitate; to separate thoroughly; (literally and reflexively) to withdraw from, or oppose; figuratively, to discriminate (by implication, decide), or hesitate)
derived from the Greek word krinein, κρίνω (to separate)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *krei-
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis

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