"Não tem de quê" - what does it mean?


Can someone please explain to me the phrase “Não tem de quê”. I cant get it as I dont understand the logic. What does the sign above the letter E means?

Thank you very much! (:

I believe it’s a re-structured version of “que nada” / “it’s nothing”, like you would if you were to say “no problem”.

As for the accent when que is at the end, this is all I could find from a previous lesson:

*Note: When the word que is placed at the end of the question, it becomes quê.

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@netaweiss88, you can think of “obrigado” as “much obliged”. When we answer “Não tem de quê”, I believe this is a shorter form of “Não tem de que se sentir obrigado/a”, i.e. you have nothing to feel obliged about. The accent in ‘quê’ indicates that it’s a different word, with a different pronunciation from ‘que’ (medium vs. closed E). Like @mark1 said, unlike ‘que’, ‘quê’ can be placed at the end of a sentence.

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