[Ads-l] Oblique (tones)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Jul 10 23:34:03 UTC 2015

Although oblique is defined on Wiktionary and the the Oxford Dictionary 
site for grammar, neither have the meaning of "other than flat/first 
tone" for Chinese.

Examples at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Couplet_%28Chinese_poetry%29

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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