accentual[ak sen′c̸ho̵̅o̅ əl, ək-]
- of or having to do with accent
- having rhythm based on stress rather than on the number of syllables or length of sounds, as some poetry
Origin of accentual; from Classical Latin accentus (see accent) + -al
- Of or relating to accent.
- Based on stress accents: accentual rhythm; accentual verse.
Origin of accentualFrom Latin accentus, accent; see accent.
accent + -ual