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Related / Similar Words: prosody, modulation, flection, flexion, inflexion

 

Definition:
  • the patterns of stress and intonation in a language;
  • a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified;
  • deviation from a straight or normal course;
  • a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function;

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    Hyponyms: intonation, modulation, pitch contour, caesura, enjambment, enjambement, stress, emphasis, accent, rhythm, speech rhythm, conjugation, declension, paradigm

     

    Derivational Morphology: tone, inflect, modulate

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: flexió   Croatian: fleksija  
    Danish: bøjning   Dutch: verbuiging  
    Finnish: taivutus   French: inflexion  
    Icelandic: beyging   Italian: desinenza  
    Polish: odmiana   Russian: склонение  
    Spanish: flexión  
     
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