Definitions of tonal:
  • adjective:   having tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic
  • adjective:   employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words
    Example: "Chinese is a tonal language"

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for tonal at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

Book See tonal used in context: several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2021 Datamuse