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What is the meaning of accent in Hindi?

Meaning of accent in Hindi is : स्वराघातपूर्वक उच्चारण करना

Definition of word accent

  • A higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it. (noun)
  • Emphasis or importance in general. (noun)
  • A mark or character used in writing, in order to indicate the place of the spoken accent, or to indicate the nature or quality of the vowel marked. (noun)
  • Modulation of the voice in speaking; the manner of speaking or pronouncing; a peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice, expressing emotion; tone. (noun)
  • A word; a significant tone or sound. (noun)
  • Expressions in general; speech. (noun)
  • Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse. (noun)
  • A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure. (noun)
  • A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure. (noun)
  • The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period. (noun)
  • The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage. (noun)
  • A mark used to represent specific stress on a note. (noun)
  • A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y', y''. (noun)
  • A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc., as in 12' 27'', meaning twelve minutes and twenty-seven seconds. (noun)
  • A mark used to denote feet and inches, as in 6' 10'', meaning six feet ten inches. (noun)
  • Emphasis laid on a part of an artistic design or composition; an emphasized detail, in particular a detail in sharp contrast to its surroundings. (noun)
  • A very small gemstone set into a piece of jewellery. (noun)
  • A distinctive feature or quality. (noun)
  • Utterance. (noun)
  • To express the accent of vocally; to utter with accent. (verb)
  • To mark emphatically; to emphasize; to accentuate; to make prominent. (verb)
  • To mark with written accents. (verb)

Examples of word accent

  • I tend to think of the term accent as used sometimes as a non-technical word for dialect, or as something used to talk about the speech of those speaking in a second or third or what have you language.
  • Look at people like Henry Kissinger whose command of English far exceeds that of a majority of Americans, yet his accent is atrocious and he has never been able to improve upon it.
  • Tommy -- I speak with a strong twang when I've been home for a while or when I'm on the phone with friends and family who are still in TX, but otherwise I don't think my accent is all that strong.
  • Note the difference in the forms of llamar here – llamé with an accent means I called, llame without the accent is the command form asking someone else to call you.
  • "Tonic accent" is not really a suitable term for any pronunciation of French, for tonic accent denotes speaking a given syllable LOUDER than another, which does not happen in French.
 

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