accentual

adjective ac·cen·tu·al \ ak-ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wəl , ik- \

Definition of accentual

:of, relating to, or characterized by accent; specifically :based on accent rather than on quantity or syllabic recurrence
  • accentual poetry

accentually

adverb

Origin and Etymology of accentual

borrowed from New Latin accentuālis, from Latin accentus 1accent + -ālis 1-al


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