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Noun Concept
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tone  tonal language  tonogenesis  Bottom tone  Extra-high tone
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(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages WordNet 3.0
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(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning—that is, to distinguish or to inflect words. Wikipedia
The pitch and pitch changes in words of certain languages Wikipedia Disambiguation
Language in which tones have lexical or grammatical meaning Wikidata
Use of pitch to differentiate words in a language Wikidata
The appearance of contrasting tone in a previously non-tonal language OmegaWiki
A language where a high-low pitch pattern is permanently associated with the meaning of words. OmegaWiki
The pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning, for example in Chinese. Wiktionary
Pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning. Wiktionary (translation)
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The Beijing dialect uses four tones WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet