accentus

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Etymology[edit]

From accinō ‎(sing to), from ad + canō ‎(sing), a calque of Ancient Greek προσῳδία ‎(prosōidía, song sung to music; pronunciation of syllable), from πρός ‎(prós, to) + ᾠδή ‎(ōidḗ, song).

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Noun[edit]

accentus m ‎(genitive accentūs); fourth declension

  1. a blast, signal
  2. (phonology) accent, tone, accentuation
  3. (figuratively) intensity, violence

Declension[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative accentus accentūs
genitive accentūs accentuum
dative accentuī accentibus
accusative accentum accentūs
ablative accentū accentibus
vocative accentus accentūs

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