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Accentual System

Definition of the noun accentual system

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noun

  1. the system of accentuation used in a particular language

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Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

There is a special accentual system for the ...

Google previewDictionary of the Bible: Pleroma-Zuzim (1911)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

An accentual system in which the accent always falls upon the same syllable of a word, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible: Volume IV: (Part II: Shimrath -- Zuzim) (2004)

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.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

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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