What does accentual mean?

accentual meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to accent characterized or created by accent

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  • of or pertaining to accent or worry
  • (of verse) having a metric system according to stress versus syllables or amount
  • Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or created by accent.

accentual meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or with respect to accent; characterized or created by accent.


Sentence Examples with the word accentual

The decadence of Latin early in the 7th century is exemplified by the fantastic grammarian Virgilius Maro, who also illustrates the transition from Latin to Provencal, and from quantitive to accentual forms of verse.

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