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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
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