The diaeresis mark has also been occasionally applied to English, indicating in a word with two same letters, side-by-side, that the second one is to be pronounced with its own independent syllable. English words of Latin origin such as zoölogy and reënact, as well as to native words such as seeër, are sometimes seen to have this mark, but this usage became rare by the 1940s. The New Yorker and MIT's Technology Review are two of the few publications that still spell coöperate and reënter (among other words) with a diaeresis.
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