Meaning of metatony in English:

metatony

noun

(also metatonie)
Linguistics
  • In Baltic and Slavonic languages: change in syllabic intonation.

Pronunciation

metatony

/mɪˈtat(ə)ni/

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Transactions of the Philological Society. From French métatonie from méta- + -ton- + -ie.