ὀξύτονος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ὀξῠ́ς (oxús, sharp) +‎ τόνος (tónos, tone, sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

ὀξῠ́τονος (oxútonosm or f (neuter ὀξῠ́τονον); second declension

  1. sharp-sounding, piercing
  2. (grammar) having the acute accent on its last syllable

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: oxytone
  • French: oxyton
  • Spanish: oxítono
  • Greek: οξύτονος (oxýtonos)

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