accent

I ['æksent, -sənt]
nome accento m. (anche fig.)

in, with a French accent — con accento francese

to put the accent on sth. — mettere l'accento su qcs

II [æk'sent]
verbo transitivo
1) ling. mus. accentare
2) fig. accentuare, mettere in evidenza [issue, point]
* * *
1. ['æksənt] noun
1) ((a mark used to show) the stress on a syllable: The accent is on the second syllable.) accento
2) (a mark used to show the pronunciation of a letter in certain languages: Put an accent on the e in début.) accento
3) (emphasis: The accent must be on hard work.) accento
4) (a special way of pronouncing words in a particular area etc: an American accent.) accento
2. [ək'sent] verb
(to pronounce with stress or emphasis: The second syllable is accented.) accentare
* * *
accent /ˈæksənt/
n.
1 accento; inflessione: a broad accent, un accento marcato; to have a heavy accent, parlare stretto; a thick accent, un forte accento; He speaks English with an Italian accent, parla inglese con accento italiano
2 accento; segno di accento: The accent falls on the first syllable, l'accento cade sulla prima sillaba; grave accent, accento grave
3 (mus.) accento
4 (fig.) accento; enfasi; rilievo; risalto; importanza: to place the accent on, mettere in evidenza; sottolineare; The accent is on speed, è soprattutto importante la velocità.
(to) accent /ækˈsɛnt/
v. t.
1 accentare; mettere l'accento su
2 (mus.) accentare
3 (fig.) accentuare; mettere in evidenza; dare risalto a; sottolineare.
* * *
I ['æksent, -sənt]
nome accento m. (anche fig.)

in, with a French accent — con accento francese

to put the accent on sth. — mettere l'accento su qcs

II [æk'sent]
verbo transitivo
1) ling. mus. accentare
2) fig. accentuare, mettere in evidenza [issue, point]

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • accent — [ aksɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1265; lat. accentus I ♦ 1 ♦ Augmentation d intensité de la voix sur un son, dans la parole (accent d intensité dit à tort accent tonique, les deux accents étant difficiles à distinguer en latin). Mus. Mise en relief d un point… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • accent — ACCÉNT, accente, s.n. 1. Pronunţare mai intensă, pe un ton mai înalt etc. a unei silabe dintr un cuvânt sau a unui cuvânt dintr un grup sintactic. ♦ Semn grafic pus de obicei deasupra unei vocale pentru a marca această pronunţare sau altă… …   Dicționar Român

  • accent — ACCENT. s. m. Infléxion de la voix, maniére de prononcer. Il n a point de mauvais accent. on connoist à son accent de quelle Province il est. accent Normand. accent Gascon. On dit poëtiquement. Les accens de la voix. tristes accens. accens… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • accent — 1. The noun is stressed on the first syllable and the verb (meaning ‘to lay stress on, to emphasize’ in various senses) on the second. 2. In general use, an accent is ‘individual, local, or national mode of pronunciation’, as in a Scottish accent …   Modern English usage

  • accent — Accent. m. Est pur Latin, et signifie l elevation, ou rabbaissement, ou contour de la voix en prononçant quelque diction, Accentus, et consequemment signifie les virgules et marques apposées aux mots indicans les endroits d iceux où il faut… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Accent — Ac cent , n. [F. accent, L. accentus; ad + cantus a singing, canere to sing. See {Cant}.] 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accent — may refer to:peech and language* Accent (linguistics), pronunciation common to a certain language dialect * Stress (linguistics), tone levels and emphasis used in many languages to provide information when using the language * Stress (phonology)… …   Wikipedia

  • accent — [ak′sent΄; ] chiefly Brit [, ak′sənt; ] for v. [, ak′sent΄, ak sent′] n. [Fr < L accentus < ad , to + cantus, pp. of canere, to sing: a L rendering of Gr prosōidia (see PROSODY), orig. referring to the pitch scheme of Gr verse] 1. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Accent — (v. lat.), 1) Hebung u. Senkung der Laute durch die Stimme; entweder von mechanischen od. oratorischen Ursachen herrührend, u. daher grammatischer od. Wort , u. oratorischer od. Rede A.; 2) Zeichen dieser Betonung. Der grammatische od. Wort A.,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Accent — Ac*cent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accenting}.] [OF. accenter, F. accentuer.] [1913 Webster] 1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accent — wird in folgenden Zusammenhängen verwendet: französisches Wort für das Akzentzeichen Accent, ehemalige niederländische politische Wochenzeitschrift ein Automodell, siehe Hyundai Accent Siehe auch: Akzent …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.