how to pronounce tonality


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the above transcription of tonality is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tonality is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of tonality in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… music can has tonality and harmony …”

meanings of tonality


  1. The system of seven tones built on a tonic key; the 24 major and minor scales.
  2. A sound of specific pitch and quality; timbre.
  3. The interrelation of the tones in a painting.
  4. The quality of all the tones in a composition heard in relation to the tonic.

tonality frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tonality occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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