suprasegmental phoneme

noun

Definition of suprasegmental phoneme

: one of the phonemes (such as pitch, stress, juncture, nasalization, voice or voicelessness in clusters) of a language that occur simultaneously with a succession of segmental phonemes

called also prosodeme

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“Suprasegmental phoneme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suprasegmental%20phoneme. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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