FFlores wrote:

> BTW, for anyone who knows, what's the difference between a pitch
> accent system and a tone system? Predictiveness?

I don't think that precise lines can be drawn.  The term "pitch accent"
probably tends to get used for languages whose nearest relatives have
true (stress) accent systems, like Classical Greek and Swedish/Norwegian.


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