- IPA: /ɪntɵˈneɪʃən/
- (linguistics) The rise and fall of the voice in speaking.
- The act of sounding the tones of the musical scale.
- Singing or playing in good tune or otherwise.
- Her intonation was false.
- Reciting in a musical prolonged tone; intonating or singing of the opening phrase of a plain-chant, psalm, or canticle by a single voice, as of a priest.
- A thundering; thunder.
- French: intonation
- German: Satzmelodie, Sprachmelodie, Intonation, Tongebung
- Italian: intonazione
- Portuguese: entonação
- Russian: интона́ция
- Spanish: entonación
- German: Intonation, Vorsingen der Anfangsworte