French edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek προπᾰροξῠ́τονος (proparoxútonos, paroxytone).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.pa.ʁɔk.si.tɔ̃/
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Adjective edit

proparoxyton (feminine proparoxytone, masculine plural proparoxytons, feminine plural proparoxytones)

  1. paroxytone (having the stress or an acute accent on the antepenultimate syllable)
    Coordinate terms: oxyton, paroxyton, périspomène, propérispomène

Further reading edit