Randomly Awesome Words

Your Tautology Is No Match For My Uranium!

In Words on November 30, 2009 at 18:35

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Our Category Today Is: Languages and Minerals

tittle – |ˈtitl|: a tiny amount or part of something; a diacritic for the lower case form of i or j

tilde – |ˈtildə|: an accent (˜) placed over Spanish n when pronounced ny (as in señor) or Portuguese a or o when nasalized (as in São Paulo), or over a vowel in phonetic transcription, indicating nasalization

tyuyamunite – |ˌtyoōyəˈmoōnīt|: a yellowish earthy mineral that is an ore of uranium

tautology – |tôˈtäləjē|: saying the same thing twice in different words

Bonus Words:

hoi polloi – |ˈhoi pəˌloi|: the masses; the common people

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  1. Actually the tilde over the n is not called tilde, it is called eñe, as in mañana. A tilde is is an accent mark used on certain words, such as día, or información. They are distinct.
    Yvette

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