oxytone

NOUN
  1. word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable
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How To Use oxytone In A Sentence

  • According to Herodian - the ancient authority on orthoepy - the word should be pronounced as proparoxytone.
  • And now I think about it, the Sanskrit accent actually makes a point in favor of the bisyllabic version of the word parśú- which is, due to the consonant 'grade', expected to be oxytone I think. Battling the Indo-European axe
  • [2996] Amphilochius's doubt may have arisen from the fact that phagos, the Doric form of phegos, the esculent oak of Homer, is oxytone. NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works
  • I suspect that ειθε is paroxytone and γενοιμην is properispomenon but those are total guesses. languagehat.com: A PLATE OF GREEK.
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