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Umlaut may refer to:
- Umlaut (linguistics), a sound change where a vowel was modified to conform more closely to the vowel in the next syllable
- I-mutation, a specific type of umlaut triggered by a following high front vowel, e.g. /i/
- Umlaut vowel, any front rounded vowel (because such vowels appeared in the Germanic languages as a result of Germanic umlaut)
- A-mutation and u-mutation, other umlaut processes operating in the history of various Germanic lanuages
- Diaeresis (diacritic), a pair of dots ( ¨ ) above a vowel, used in various languages; originally used to indicated vowels resulting from Germanic umlaut
- Metal umlaut, the same diacritic in names of heavy metal or hard rock bands for effect
- Lars Umlaut, a character playable in the Guitar Hero series of music video games
- Umläut, Clinton McKinnon's experimental Australian rock band
- Umlaut (software), an open source link resolver front-end for libraries
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