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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words.

Usage examples (36)
  • Chinese is a tonal language
  • Rather, they constitute an inexplicable wave of energy which the Toltecs called the tonal and the nagual.
  • When you hear someone use the word tonal to describe an outfit’s color scheme, they are referring to looks like this one.
  • Project of a new system of arithmetic, weight, measure, and coins, proposed to be called the tonal system, with sixteen to the base. for more
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