Definitions for oxytoneˈɒk sɪˌtoʊn

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  1. oxytone(noun)

    word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable

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  1. oxytone(Noun)

    A word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.

  2. oxytone(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.

  3. Origin: From ὀξύτονος.

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  1. Oxytone

    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.


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