[ dih-mahr-key-tiv, dee-mahr-key- ]
/ dɪˈmɑr keɪ tɪv, ˈdi mɑrˌkeɪ- /
(of a phonological feature) serving to indicate the beginning or end of each successive word in an utterance, as word-initial stress in Hungarian or penultimate stress in Polish.
Also de·mar·ca·tion·al [dee-mahr-key-shuh-nl] /ˈdi mɑrˌkeɪ ʃə nl/.
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