Definition of Oxytone. Meaning of Oxytone. Synonyms of Oxytone

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Definition of Oxytone

Oxytone
Oxytone Ox"y*tone, a. [Gr. ???; ??? sharp + ??? tone.] Having an acute sound; (Gr. Gram.), having an acute accent on the last syllable.
Oxytone
Oxytone Ox"y*tone, n. 1. An acute sound. 2. (Gr. Gram.) A word having the acute accent on the last syllable.

Meaning of Oxytone from wikipedia

- An oxytone (/ˈɒksɪtoʊn/; from the Ancient Gr****: ὀξύτονος, oxýtonos, 'sharp-sounding') is a word with the stress on the last syllable, such as the English...
- mora of the word, as in ποταμός potamós 'river' (such words are called oxytone). But in a few words, such as παρθένος parthénos 'maiden', the accent comes...
- such as Welsh and Polish, stress is always on the penult. Acute accent Oxytone Paroxytone Proparoxytone Ultima (linguistics) Stress (linguistics) Welsh...
- common Southern Italian familiar term of address, ****pà, the apocoped oxytone form of the word ****pari found in Southern Italian dialects and compare...
- dependent on the length of the vowel in the ultima. Pitch accent Acute accent Oxytone, paroxytone, proparoxytone Cir****flex Perispomenon, properispomenon Grave...
- Placement of accent Antepenult Penult Ultima Type of accent Cir****flex — properispomenon perispomenon Acute proparoxytone paroxytone oxytone Any barytone —...
- Related terms are paroxytone (stress on the penultimate syllable) and oxytone (accented on the last one). In English, most nouns of three or more syllables...
- proparoxytone (stress on the third last syllable) and oxytone (accented on the last syllable). Barytone Oxytone Penult Perispomenon Preantepenult Proparoxytone...
- may fall on any of the three final syllables of a word. A word is called oxytone if it is stressed on its last syllable, paroxytone if stress falls on the...
- divided into barytones if they are accented on the first syllable and oxytones if they are accented on the last syllable: PIE barytone *wĺ̥kʷos 'wolf'...
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