intonation pattern

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intonation pattern

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intonation contour

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(Phonetics & Phonology) linguistics a characteristic series of musical pitch levels that serves to distinguish between questions, statements, and other types of utterance in a language
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Noun1.intonation pattern - intonations characteristic of questions and requests and statements
intonation, pitch contour, modulation - rise and fall of the voice pitch
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intonation pattern

n (Ling) → Intonationsmuster nt