Definitions

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  • adj. Retaining the accent; not enclitic; said of certain indefinite pronouns and adverbs when used interrogatively, which, when not so used, are ordinarilly enclitic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Retaining the accent; not enclitic; -- said of certain indefinite pronouns and adverbs when used interrogatively, which, when not so used, are ordinarilly enclitic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Retaining or acquiring an accent in certain positions or combinations, but unaccentedin others: especially noting proclitics and enclitics when accented.
  • n. A word or form, usually enclitic or proclitic, when exceptionally retaining or acquiring an accent.
  • To accent (a word usually unaccented).

Etymologies

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ortho- + Ancient Greek for "tone, accent".

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