The Diacritics and Apostrophe
Indicates that the stressed vowel is close, cf.:
The vowels i and u are always close.
Indicates that the stressed vowel is open, cf.:
The vowel a is always open.
1) Indicates that the vowel bearing it (always an i or a u) does not form a dipthong with the previous one, cf.:
2) Indicates that a u is pronounced in the groups güe, güi, qüe, qüi, cf.:
Indicates that a vowel is supressed, cf.:
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