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tonetics

[toh-net-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the phonetic study of tone in language.
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Origin of tonetics

First recorded in 1920–25; tone + (phon)etics
Related formsto·net·ic, adjectiveto·net·i·cal·ly, adverbto·ne·ti·cian [toh-ni-tish-uh n] /ˌtoʊ nɪˈtɪʃ ən/, noun
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