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tonetic

/ (təʊˈnɛtɪk) /
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adjective
(of a language) distinguishing words semantically by distinction of tone as well as by other soundsSee tone language
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Derived forms of tonetic

tonetically, adverb

Word Origin for tonetic

C20: from tone + -etic, as in phonetic
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