Definition of orthotonic in English:

orthotonic

adjective

Ancient Greek Grammar
  • = orthotone.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Philology. From Hellenistic Greek ὀρθότονος orthotone + -ic; compare tonic.

Pronunciation

orthotonic

/ˌɔːθə(ʊ)ˈtɒnɪk/