Accents on vowels lengthen them; on d and t they are softening marks.
- A„L_i)4'(x„1_i), Ag5'(xm); the accents denoting the first differential coefficient.
2, we obtain lap, bq, cr} 2 2= 2 t(lp+mq+nr)/(l-1-m+n)} 2, the accents being dropped, and p, q, r regarded as current co-ordinates.
The room was utterly feminine, from the pale colors to the silk and lace accents and carved furniture.
Their long lists of the occurrences of words and forms fixed with accuracy the present (Masoretic) text, which they had produced, and were invaluable to subsequent lexicographers, while their system of vowel-points and accents not only gives us the pronunciation and manner of reading traditional about the 7th century A.D., but frequently serves also the purpose of an explanatory commentary.