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  absolu
  absorption1
  abstraction
  abstrait
  accent1
  accent2
  accent3
accent chromatique
  accent lié
  accent non-rhotique
  accent rhotique
  accent syllabique
  accent tertiaire
  accent tonal
  accentogène

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pitch1

Fr    accent chromatique, accent de hauteur, accent mélodique, accent musical, accent tonal, hauteur1, hauteur mélodique, hauteur musicale, tonalité

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Synonym(s): pitch accent, tonal stress

Type of: prosodic feature, prosody2

Related term(s): fundamental frequency, intonation1, mel, tessitura, tonality, tone

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 105; Clark & Clark 1977: 185 (also "fundamental pitch"); Crystal 2003: 355; Dell 1980[trans.]: 39; Dineen 1967: 43; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 177; ELL: 4412-4413; Finch 2000: 50; Hamp 1963: 47; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 177; Lyons 1971: 103; MacKay 1989: 176; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 75 (melodic pitch); Matthews 1997: 282; Nash 1968: 182; Onishi 1981: 439; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 162 (pause-pitch), 170; Pike, K. 1967: 417; Quirk etal. 1985: 1588-1589; Richards etal. 1992: 278; Trask 1996: 278

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

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