That V sign above notes
Question: What does the V sign mean above a note? - Francis.

Answer: The V above a note will normally mean "upbow" for a string player. But if it's upside down or under the note it could be a percussive accent (notice that the V as an accent has one side a little heavier than the other).

The V turned sideways is also an accent:

So it sounds like you're looking at an "upbow" indication - a reminder to the string player.

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