Meaning of Umlaut

English: Umlaut
Bangla: অভিশ্রুতি, স্বরপরিবর্তনবিশেষ
Hindi: ऊमलायूट, ऊमलायूट स्वर
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a mark (¨) used as a diacritic over a vowel, as ä, ö, ü, to indicate a vowel sound different from that of the letter without the diacritic, especially as so used in German. Compare dieresis.

Definition: 2

Also called vowel mutation. (in Germanic languages) assimilation in which a vowel is influenced by a following vowel or semivowel.

Definition: 3

to modify by umlaut.

Definition: 4

to write an umlaut over.

Definition: 5

the mark (¨) placed over a vowel in some languages, such as German, indicating modification in the quality of the vowel Compare diaeresis