tonetic

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adjective to·net·ic \tō-ˈne-tik\

Definition of tonetic

  1. 1 :  relating to linguistic tones or to tone languages

  2. 2 :  of or relating to intonation tonetic notation

tonetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of tonetic

1922

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