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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
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  ablatif absolu
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phonemic tone lowering

[Subentry of tone lowering]

Fr    abaissement tonal distinctif, abaissement tonal non-prévisible, downstep, faille tonale

Synonym(s): downstep

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Welmers 1973: 85-86, 93


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