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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1

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declination

Fr    abaissement tonal non-distinctif, déclinaison2, downdrift

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Synonym(s): downdrift, non-phonemic tone lowering

Domain: Phonology

Source(s):

Crystal 2003: 151
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


ELL: 5115
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


MacKay 1989: 156
MACKAY, Ian. (1989) Phonetics and Speech Science. A Bilingual Dictionary. Dictionnaire Bilingue de la Phonétique et des Sciences de la Parole. New York/Bern: Peter Lang. (PH)


Matthews 1997: 87
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Trask 1996: 102
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


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  decision-maker
  declaration
  declarative1
  declarative2
  declarative verb
  declension
  declinable
declination
  decline
  decode
  decoder
  decoding
  decomposable (into)
  decompose (into)
  decomposition

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