intonational
adjective see intonation

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  • intonational — intonation ► NOUN 1) the rise and fall of the voice in speaking. 2) the action of intoning. 3) accuracy of musical pitch. DERIVATIVES intonational adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • intonational — See intonation. * * * …   Universalium

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  • intonational — in·to·na·tion·al …   English syllables

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  • High rising terminal — The High Rising Terminal (HRT), also known as uptalk, upspeak or High Rising Intonation (HRI), is a feature of some accents of English where statements have a rising intonation pattern in the final syllable or syllables of the utterance.… …   Wikipedia

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