アクセント

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Pronunciation

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  • アクセント akusento

Translation

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  • noun
    accent (on a syllable, word), stress, pitch accent
    • intonation, inflection, cadence
      • (language) accent (e.g. American, British)
        • accent (e.g. in a design), highlight, emphasis
          • music term
            accent (on a note)

            Example sentences

            Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

            We include the Japanese sentence as is, the English translation and a word-to-word clickable sentence analysis to make it easier to study it.

            • Japanese sentence

              彼のアクセントから判断すると、彼は関西の出身だ。 

              Sentence analysis
              English translation

              Judging from his accent, he is from Kansai.

            • Japanese sentence

              Australiaという語のアクセントはどこですか。 

              Sentence analysis
              English translation

              Where do you place the stress in the word "Australia"?