par-oxytone

paroxytone

[puh-rok-si-tohn] Classical Greek Grammar.
adjective
1.
having an acute accent on the next to the last syllable.
noun
2.
a paroxytone word.

Origin:
1755–65; < Neo-Latin paroxytonus < Greek paroxýtonos. See par-, oxytone

paroxytonic [par-ok-si-ton-ik, puh-rok-] , adjective
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paroxytone (pəˈrɒksɪˌtəʊn)
 
adj
1.  (in the classical Greek language) of, relating to, or denoting words having an acute accent on the next to last syllable
 
n
2.  a paroxytone word
 
[C18: via New Latin from Greek paroxutonos, from para-1 (beside) + -oxutonosoxytone]
 
paroxytonic
 
adj

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