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Definition of the noun accentual system
What does accentual system mean as a name of something?
- the system of accentuation used in a particular language
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by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck
The accentual system persisted in many poems throughout the Middle English period, and later still in popular ballads and in the so-called 'tumbling verse' of early modern English writers. In fact, the 'new principle' of Coleridge's Christabrl ...
The Jewish Encyclopedia (1907)
A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler
The accentual system seems to have originated with P, ...
by James Orr
There is a special accentual system for the ...
by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Andrew Bruce Davidson, Samuel Rolles Driver, Henry Barclay Swete
The accentual system is certainly dependent' upon the Tiberian ; tne vowel system, too, gives the impression, at least to the present writer, of less originality. The most important MS in which this system is employed is cod. Proph. post. Bab.
by R.L. Trask
An accentual system in which the accent always falls upon the same syllable of a word, ...
by James Hastings
The accentual system is certainly dependent upon the Tiberian ; the vowel system, top, gives the impression, at least to the present writer, of less originality. The most important MS in which this system is employed is cod. Proph. post. Bab.
The accentual system deserves special mention. Cl.Gk. had three distinctive pitch accents: high (known as “acute”), low (“grave”), and contour (“circumflex”). The placement and type of accent were distinctive, as shown by such pairs as oıkoi ...
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