wedge (): a diacritic mark commonly used to indicate a sequence of low [3] and high [3] tones on the same vowel. Thus can represent an a with a rising (low-high) tone. Also used on certain consonants to represent palato-alveolar fricatives or affricates, such as [] or []. (See the diagram of phonetic symbols for consonants.) Sometimes called "hachek" or "caron". [Spanish: circunflejo inverso, cuernitos]