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  coupe syllabique
  coupe transversale
  couplage1
  couplage2
  couple
  couramment
  courbe
  coût
  couvert
  covariance
  craqué
  crase
  création lexicale
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pitch contour

[Subentry of contour, pitch2]

Fr    courbe mélodique

Related term(s): falling intonation, intonation contour, intonation pattern, intonational contour, intoneme, nucleus2, rising intonation, tone contour

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2001: 71; ELL: 5107; MacKay 1989: 154; Martinet 1962: 33-34 (melodic curve); Martinet 1964[trans.]: 30 (melodic curve); Nash 1968: 182; Palmatier 1972: 77 (= intonation); Trask 1996: 279


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  pidgin
  pidginization
  pidginized
  pied-piping
  pinpointing
  pitch1
  pitch2
  pivot
  pivot word
  place1
  place2
  place adverbial
  place name
  placement
  plain1

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