suprasegmental

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

suprasegmental (plural suprasegmentals)

  1. (phonetics) An effect on speech, such as length, stress, tone, and aspiration, that extends over more than one segment of sounds.

AdjectiveEdit

suprasegmental (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a suprasegmental.
  2. More than a segment.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 00:44