tonetic

adjective to·net·ic \ tō-ˈne-tik \

Definition of tonetic

1 : relating to linguistic tones or to tone languages
2 : of or relating to intonation
  • tonetic notation

tonetically

play \tō-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of tonetic

1922

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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