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Definition of the noun accent mark
What does accent mark mean as a name of something?
- a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
- domain: language / linguistic communication
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of accent mark: accent
- more generic terms: diacritic / diacritical mark = a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
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by Emily Freeman Brown
accent mark. The notation device used to mark an accent in music. accento. (It.) Accent, played in an accented manner. (Fr. accent, Ger. Akzent, Sp. acento.) Accent mark. Courtesy Andrew Martin Smith. accento agogica. (It.) Agogic accent.
Music Lovers' Encyclopedia (1919)
Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Terms, Instruments, &c., Including a Key to the Pronunciation of Sixteen Languages, Many Charts; an Explanation of the Construction of Music for the Uninitiated; a Pronouncing Biographical Dictionary; the Stories of the Operas; and Numerous Biographical and Critical Essays by Distinguished Authorities by Rupert Hughes
An accent mark (q.v.). The first beat of every measure receives a primary accent. In 4-4 time, the third beat receives a lighter or secondary or suo- accent. 3. In 6-8 or 6-4 time the fourth beat takes a secondary accent. In 9-8 time the fourth beat ...
A Pronouncing Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary of the Philippine Islands, United States of America, with Maps, Charts and Illustrations (1902)
Also the Law of the Civil Government in the Philippine Islands Passed by Congress and Approved by the President July 1, 1902, with a Complete Index by United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs, De Benneville Randolph Keim
All words ending in a consonant other than n or s and which are accented on the penultimate must bear the accent mark (Abuyog, Apalit, Balabac), the rule being that the greater part of words ending in other consonants than n or s are ...
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