tonetic
adjective Date: 1922 1. relating to linguistic tones or to tone languages 2. of or relating to intonation <
tonetic notation
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tonetically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tonetic — [tō net′ik] adj. 〚 TON(E) + (PHON)ETIC〛 of or having to do with a tone language tonetically adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • tonetic — [tō net′ik] adj. [ TON(E) + (PHON)ETIC] of or having to do with a tone language tonetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • tonetic — adjective a) having to do with intonation b) Having to do with linguistic tones or tonal languages …   Wiktionary

  • tonetic — to·net·ic …   English syllables

  • tonetic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonetics — tonetic, adj. tonetically, adv. tonetician /toh ni tish euhn/, n. /toh net iks/, n. (used with a singular v.) the phonetic study of tone in language. [1920 25; TONE + (PHON)ETICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tonetics — tōˈned.iks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: from tonetic, after English phonetic : phonetics : the use or study of linguistic tones : the science of intonation * * * tonetic, adj. tonetically …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonetically — adverb see tonetic * * * tonetˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑tonetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonetically — adverb see tonetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tonetician — ˌtōnəˈtishən sometimes ˌtän noun ( s) Etymology: tonetic + ian : a student of tonetics …   Useful english dictionary

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