Definitions

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  • adj. Of, or relating to, prosody.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to prosody, or to quantity and versification.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the rhythmic aspect of language or to the suprasegmental phonemes of pitch and stress and juncture and nasalization and voicing

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Examples

  • Dan connects and links London's words and actions from many sources to support the central theme of the book that Jack London was a poet and his lyrical prose style a direct consequence of prosodic studies, poetic aspirations and a lifelong passion for poetry.

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  • In the case of (b) look up passes all the tests, both syntactic and prosodic, of ‘phrasal verb-ness’.

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  • But a comma might be out of place for prosodic reasons in Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

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  • It doesn't make sense to think of people as speaking 'out of tune' though some prosodic disorders in speech pathology might aptly be described in that way.

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  • David: This is a different phenomenon, basically an extension of the prosodic system, though I can imagine it might segue into musical quotations.

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  • “Give me a printout of all sixty-two Romulan prosodic phrase matches and their translations, please,” she said.

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  • The authors exposed participants to A1A2B1B2 structures with or without prosodic cues.

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  • Participants largely failed to learn the grammar without prosodic cues.

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  • Learnability of embedded syntactic structures depends on prosodic cues.

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  • In the case of b look up passes all the tests, both syntactic and prosodic, of ‘phrasal verb-ness’.

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