Definition of Paroxytone. Meaning of Paroxytone. Synonyms of Paroxytone

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Definition of Paroxytone

Paroxytone
Paroxytone 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

- Paroxytone (Gr****: παροξύτονος, paroxýtonos) is a linguistic term for a word with stress on the penultimate syllable, that is, the second last syllable...
- on the last syllable, such as the English words correct and reward. (A paroxytone is stressed on the penultimate (second-last) syllable. A proparoxytone...
- such as the English words "cinema" and "operational". Related terms are paroxytone (stress on the penultimate syllable) and oxytone (accented on the last...
- Placement of accent Antepenult Penult Ultima Type of accent Cir****flex — properispomenon perispomenon Acute proparoxytone paroxytone oxytone Any barytone —...
- one after a paroxytone word (otherwise the accent would come more than three syllables from the end of the combined word). After a paroxytone τινῶν tinôn...
- length of the vowel in the ultima. Pitch accent Acute accent Oxytone, paroxytone, proparoxytone Cir****flex Perispomenon, properispomenon Grave accent Barytone...
- and moneda (coin) or espejo (mirror) and pienso (I think). rima grave (paroxytone rhyme): The rhyming words are accented on the last syllable, for example:...
- Welsh and Polish, stress is always on the penult. Acute accent Oxytone Paroxytone Proparoxytone Ultima (linguistics) Stress (linguistics) Welsh Archived...
- final syllable (oxytone, e.g. señor, ciudad), the penultimate syllable (paroxytone, e.g. señora, nosotros), or the antepenultimate syllable (proparoxytone...
- devoicing in the article on Polish phonology. Most Polish words are paroxytones (that is, the stress falls on the second-to-last syllable of a polysyllabic...
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