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akusento
noun

English Meaning(s) for アクセント

noun
  1. accent (on a syllable, word); stress; pitch accent
  2. intonation; inflection; cadence
  3. (language) accent (e.g. American, British)
  4. accent (e.g. in a design); highlight; emphasis
  5. accent (on a note)

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, どよめき, どよめく, 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, 豪勢
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

He was an American, as I knew from his accent.
The accent of "guitar" falls on the second syllable.
He was a Frenchman, as I discovered from his accent.
I can tell by his accent that he is German.
Where is the accent on the word 'Australia?'

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