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  apico-alvéolaire
  apico-dental
  apico-dentale
  apico-labial
  apico-labiale
  apocope
  apodose1
apodose2
  apophonie
  aposiopèse
  apostrophe1
  apostrophe2
  appareil
  appareil respiratoire
  apparenté

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falling intonation

[Subentry of falling, intonation1]

Fr    apodose2, chute mélodique, intonation descendante

Antonym(s): rising intonation

Related term(s): nucleus2, pitch contour

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 77 (falling tone); Bouquiaux & Thomas 1992 [trans.]: 19 (falling pitch); Crystal 2003: 242 (falling pitch); Gumperz 1982: 103; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 117; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 77-78, 81 (also "melodic fall"); Matthews 1997: 125; Palmatier 1972: 77; Quirk etal. 1985: 1599 (falling tone); Vachek 1966: 77


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  factor
  factual
  factuality
  facultative
  fall
  fall on
  falling
  false
  false friend
  falsetto
  falsifiability
  falsification
  falsity
  familiar
  familiar style

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