What is the symbol for a short vowel sound?

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The symbol that indicates a short vowel sound is called a breve. This diacritical mark is shaped like the bottom half of a circle or a smile. The symbol that indicates a long vowel is called a macron. The macron is just a simple line above the letter.
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A short vowel is denoted by a downward-curved horizontal line called a. breve.
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Short vowel sounds have the curve over the letter (in the dictionary) compared to a line, which is long. Long vowels are the ones that sound like the letter. Ex: lake. you pronounce
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