あたまだかがた

JapaneseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of あたまだかがた – see the following entry.
頭高型
[noun] The pitch accent pattern in Japanese where the first syllable is accented; i.e., the first syllable has high pitch and all subsequent syllables have low pitch, for example in the word () (au).
(This term, あたまだかがた, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)