Meaning of suprasegmental
Pronunciation: (s"pru-seg-men'tl), [key]
- above, beyond, or in addition to a segment.
- pertaining to or noting features of speech, as stress, pitch, and length, that accompany individual consonants and vowels and may extend over more than one such segmental element; pertaining to junctural and prosodic features.
- a suprasegmental feature.
- suprasegmental (Thesaurus)