Definition of Paroxytone. Meaning of Paroxytone. Synonyms of Paroxytone
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Definition of Paroxytone
ParoxytoneParoxytone Par*ox"y*tone, n. [Gr. ?, a. See Para-, and
Oxytone.] (Gr. Gram.)
A word having an acute accent on the penultimate syllable.
Meaning of Paroxytone from wikipedia
(Gr****: παροξύτονος, paroxýtonos) is a linguistic
term for a word with stress
on the penultimate
syllable, that is, the second
- on the last syllable, such as the English words correct
and reward. A paroxytone
on the penultimate
(second last) syllable. A proparoxytone...
- such as the English words
"cinema" and "operational". Related terms
(stress on the penultimate
syllable) and oxytone
(accented on the last...
of accent Antepenult Penult Ultima
Type of accent
Cir****flex — properispomenon perispomenon Acute proparoxytone paroxytone oxytone
- such as Welsh, stress
on the penult. Acute accent Oxytone Paroxytone Proparoxytone Ultima
- "someone" (unaccented) ἄνθρωπος "person" (proparoxytone) μήτηρ "mother" (paroxytone
) μοῦσα "muse" (properispomenon) Like the word baritone, it comes
- ultima. Syllable Stress
(linguistics) Pitch accent Acute accent Oxytone Paroxytone Proparoxytone
Cir****flex Perispomenon, properispomenon Grave accent
- one after
word (otherwise the accent would
come more than three syllables
from the end of the combined
- equilibrium. Syllables
to a verse which
ends with a paroxytone
, so that a Septenary
syllables) is defined
as a verse
- in Spanish: on the final syllable
(oxytone), the penultimate syllable
), and the antepenultimate syllable
(proparoxytone). (In very rare cases...
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