Definition of tone unit in English:
Another term for tone group.
- It places more or less equal stress on all syllables, usually with the final syllable of a tone unit somewhat lengthened.
- The last prominent syllable in a tone unit is called the tonic syllable.
- Try imitating this tone unit, making sure that you differentiate between the prominent, and non-prominent syllables.
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