intoner
noun see intone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intoner — See intonement. * * * …   Universalium

  • intoner — noun One who or that which intones …   Wiktionary

  • intoner — n. person who intones; chanter; singer; person who speaks or recites in song like tones; one who produces musical tones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intoner — in·ton·er …   English syllables

  • intoner — noun see intone …   Useful english dictionary

  • intone — intoner, n. /in tohn /, v., intoned, intoning. v.t. 1. to utter with a particular tone or voice modulation. 2. to give tone or variety of tone to; vocalize. 3. to utter in a singing voice (the first tones of a section in a liturgical service). 4 …   Universalium

  • intone — verb (intoned; intoning) Etymology: Middle French entoner, from Medieval Latin intonare, from Latin in + tonus tone Date: 1513 transitive verb to utter in musical or prolonged tones ; recite in singing tones or in a monotone intransitive verb to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intonation — noun a) The act of sounding the tones of the musical scale. Her intonation was false. b) Singing or playing in good tune or otherwise. See Also: intonable, intonate, intonational, intonationally, intonator …   Wiktionary

  • 法師 — 精通三藏佛法, 以法自師, 復以法師人的出家人。 …   Dictionary of Buddhist terms

  • intone — [ɪn təʊn] verb say or recite with little rise and fall of the pitch of the voice. Derivatives intoner noun Origin C15 (orig. as entone): from OFr. entoner or med. L. intonare, from in into + L. tonus tone …   English new terms dictionary

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