tonal

Definitions of tonal
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adj having tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic

Synonyms:
keyed
set to a key or tone
diatonic
based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of western music
polytonal
using more than one key or tonality simultaneously
toned
having or characterized or distinguished by tone or a specific tone; often used in combination
tonic
relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale
Antonyms:
atonal, unkeyed
characterized by avoidance of traditional western tonality

adj employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

“Chinese is a tonal language”
Synonyms:
tonic

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