Translation of tone language in Spanish:

tone language

lengua tonal, n.


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    lengua tonal feminine
    • There are a vast number of languages that are known as tone languages or tonal languages.
    • The Tlingit language is a tone language that has 24 sounds not found in English.
    • What we needed, then, were real examples of spontaneously written text in a tone language that, like Efik, has no written literary tradition of its own.
    • Krio is non-rhotic, syllable-timed, and a tone language.
    • Only a worldwide, comparative program of experiments can resolve the question of whether to mark tones in any given tone language at all, and if so, how much.