supertonic

noun

su·​per·​ton·​ic ˌsü-pər-ˈtä-nik How to pronounce supertonic (audio)
: the second tone of a major or minor scale

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supertonic was in 1806

Dictionary Entries Near supertonic

Cite this Entry

“Supertonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supertonic. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

supertonic

noun

su·​per·​ton·​ic ˌsü-pər-ˈtän-ik How to pronounce supertonic (audio)
: the second tone of a major or minor scale
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