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  tiret
  tiroir verbal
  titre
  tmèse
  toit
  token
  tomber sur
ton
  ton étranglé
  tonal
  tonalité1
  tonalité2
  tonématique
  tonème
  tonétique1

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tone

Fr    ton

nS

Type of: prosodic feature, prosody2

Related term(s): intonation1, mora, pitch1, tonality

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Bouquiaux & Thomas 1992 [trans.]: 14f.; Collinge 1990: 24-25, 60; Crystal 2003: 465-466 (also "nuclear tone", "tone sandhi"); Dik I 1997: 444-445; Doke 1935: 211-212 (also "emotional tone", "characteristic tone"); Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 179; ELL: 5181; Finch 2000: 50; Hamp 1963: 58; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 238; Hock 1986: 21; Mackay 1989: 231 (also "concave tone", "laryngeal tone"); Martinet 1962: 30; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 33, 77; Matthews 1997: 379 (also "tone sandhi"); Nash 1968: 245; Onishi 1981: 609; Richards etal. 1992: 382; Trask 1996: 356-358 (also "tone assimilation", "tone feature", "tone letter", "tone sequence"); Wales 1989: 463-464; Welmers 1973: 77ff.

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  tonal contrast
  tonal language
  tonal pattern
  tonal polarity
  tonal system
  tonality
  tonality features
tone
  tone level
  toneme
  tonemic
  tonemics
  tonetics
  tongue1
  tongue2

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