Definition of Accentless

1. a. Without accent.



Definition of Accentless

1. Adjective. Speaking without an accent. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a word, having no diacritical mark; unaccented. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accentless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accentless

accendibility
accendible
accending
accends
accension
accensions
accensor
accensors
accent
accent acute
accent grave
accent mark
accent marks
accented
accenting
accentless (current term)
accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually
accentuate
accentuated
accentuates
accentuating

Literary usage of Accentless

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1. Atharva-veda Saṁhitā by William Dwight Whitney, Charles Rockwell Lanman (1904)
"of the accentless asya ; Weber notices the wild incongruity (absent in the TA. version) between asya in a, te in b, ..."

2. A Grammar of the German Language by Georg Heinrich Noehden (1830)
"Nor can they possibly be accentless; because it is necessary to pronounce them ... The prefix (Jf, in the preterite participles, is accentless, and entirely ..."

3. A Practical Grammar of the Sanskrit Language, Arranged with Reference to the by Monier Monier-Williams (1864)
"... while he explains the neutral accentless tone by the term eka-sruti (called ... accentless or monotonous tone represented by the flat horizontal line. ..."

4. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1849)
"As a result of the regular vocalic contraction pointed out above (6) and the sporadic loss of an accentless syllable, a considerable number of Indonesian ..."

5. A Sanskrit Grammar: Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older by William Dwight Whitney (1896)
"The briefer second forms for accus., dat., and gen., in all numbers, are accentless; and hence they are not allowed to stand at the beginning of a sentence, ..."

6. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"In accentless occurrences o'y- is reduced to e- or o-. The latter is from o'y- by loss of y and shortening of the vowel. The former requires a start from ..."

7. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"In accentless occurrences o'y- is reduced to e- or o-. The latter is from o'y- by loss of y and shortening of the vowel. The former requires a start from ..."

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