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  interviewé
  interviewer
  intervocalique
  intonatif
  intonation
  intonation ascendante
  intonation exclamative
  intonème
  intoxication
  intraductibilité
  intraduisible
  intralinguistique
  intransitif
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intonation descendante

[Subentry of descendant1, intonation]

Eng    falling intonation

Synonym(s): apodose2, chute mélodique

Antonym(s): intonation ascendante, intonation montante

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 586; Bearth 1986: 116-117; Bouquiaux & Thomas 1976: 42; Dubois etal. 1994: 256; Ducrot & Schaeffer 1995: 345 (contour descendant); François 1980: 176; Grévisse & Goosse 1989: 108; Martinet 1960: 79 (mélodie descendante); Pottier 1973: 353-354 (chute de la courbe mélodique); Riegel etal. 1994: 61; Tesnière 1982: 204; Vachek 1960: 39-40


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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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