word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable
A word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.
Pertaining to a word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.
Origin: From ὀξύτονος.
An oxytone is a word with the stress on the last syllable, such as the English words correct and reward. A paroxytone is stressed on the penultimate syllable. A proparoxytone is stressed on the antepenultimate syllable.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
oks′i-tōn, adj. having an acute sound: having the acute accent on the last syllable.—n. a word so accented. [Gr. oxys, sharp, tonos, tone.]
The numerical value of oxytone in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of oxytone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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