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  accent syllabique
  accent tertiaire
  accent tonal
  accentogène
  accentologie
  accentuable
  accentuation
accentué
  accentuel
  accentuer
  acceptabilité
  acceptable
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English

tonic

Fr    accentué, tonique

adj

Synonym(s): accented, stressed

Antonym(s): atonic, unaccented, unstressed, weakly stressed1

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 467 (also "tonicity"); Doke 1935: 212; Halliday 1994: 296 (tonic prominence, tonic foot); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 239; MacKay 1989: 231 (= tonal, stress); Matthews 1997: 380; Richards etal. 1992: 383 (tonic segment, tonicity); Trask 1996: 359

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  tonemic
  tonemics
  tonetics
  tongue1
  tongue2
  tongue height
  tongue-slip
tonic
  tonic vowel
  tonology
  top-down
  top-down methodology
  topic1
  topic marker
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