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Latin

Etymology

From accinō (sing to), from ad + canō (sing), Possibly also a calque of Ancient Greek προσῳδία (prosōdia), song sung to music; pronunciation of syllable), from πρός (pros), to) + ᾠδή (ōdē), song).

Noun

accentus (genitive accentūs); m, fourth declension

  1. a blast, signal
  2. (phonology) accent, tone, accentuation
  3. (figuratively) intensity, violence

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative accentus accentūs
genitive accentūs accentuum
dative accentuī accentibus
accusative accentum accentūs
ablative accentū accentibus
vocative accentus accentūs

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