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akusento
noun

English Meaning(s) for アクセント

noun
  1. accent (in language)
  2. stress; highlight; accent

Definition and Synonyms for アクセント

Quality the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
Synonyms: トーン, アクセント, 口調, 呂律, 声調, 律呂, 格調, 語勢, 語気, 語調, 調, 調子, 調音, , 音色, 音調, 音質, 響き, 響く
Accent a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
Synonyms: なまり, アクセント, 抑揚, 訛る
Emphasis the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
Synonyms: ストレス, アクセント, 力点, 強勢, 強調
Emphasis special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
Synonyms: アクセント, 強意, 強調
Emphasis special importance or significance
Synonyms: ウェイト, アクセント

Categories アクセント is a member of

Diacritical Mark a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
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Prosody the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
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Rhetorical Device a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
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Importance a prominent status
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Sound Property an attribute of sound
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Stroke Order Diagrams for アクセント

Sample Sentences for アクセント

Ask your teacher where to place the accent.
She was from Kyoto, as was evident from her accent.
In the word "tomorrow", the accent is on the second syllable.
Where do you place the stress in the word "Australia"?
I could tell from his accent that he was a Frenchman.

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