proparoxytone

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Greek προπαροξύτονος, from προ- + παροξύτονος ‘paroxytone, penultimate’, from παρα- + οξυτονος ‘word with stress on final syllable’, from οξυς ‘sharp, acute’ + τονος ‘pitch, accent’.

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proparoxytone (not comparable)

  1. pertaining to a word in any language, originally in ancient Greek, with the stress (or an acute accent) on the antepenultimate syllable.

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proparoxytone (plural proparoxytones)

  1. a proparoxytone word

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