agogic accent


Definition of agogic accent

: stress secured through relative prolongation of the tones to be emphasized — compare agogics

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First Known Use of agogic accent

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Agogic accent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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