barytone definition

  • noun:
    • musical Variant of baritone.
    • Linguistics A word that has a heavy tension or pitch accent on its penultimate syllable.
    • an alternate (and unusual) kind of baritone, a male voice or instrument thereupon range.
    • A male sound, the compass which partakes of typical bass while the tenor, but which cannot descend only the main one, nor increase as high as the other.
    • an individual having a voice of these range.
    • The viola di gamba, now entirely disused.
    • A word without any accent marked from the final syllable, the grave accent becoming grasped.
    • In songs: A male voice, the compass that partakes of this bass together with tenor, but which does not descend therefore reduced because the one nor rise so high while the other.
    • A stringed tool enjoyed a bow, resembling the viola da gamba, called in Italian viola di bardone or bordone.
    • The name usually fond of the smaller metal sax-horn in or C.
    • In Greek grammar, a word which includes the very last syllable unaccented.
    • a male singer
  • adjective:
    • Linguistics Relating to or being a word which have much anxiety or pitch accent on its penultimate syllable.
    • without having the severe accent regarding the last syllable of a word, particularly with reference to Greek grammar
    • Grave and deep, as a kind of male sound.
    • Not marked with an accent on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood.
  • others:
    • Having the top-notch a voice or instrument intermediate between a bass and a tenor: as, a barytone sound. See II.
    • In Greek grammar: Pronounced with the (theoretical) grave accent on the last syllable (see grave, a.); having the last syllable unaccented: as, a barytone word, such as τόνος.
    • Causing a word become without accent from the final syllable: since, a barytone suffix.
    • In Greek grammar, to pronounce or compose without accent in the final syllable: as, to barytone a word.

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