tone number (plural tone numbers)
- A number allocated to a syllable in various transliteration systems such as Hanyu Pinyin indicating the tone in which it is pronounced.
- When we type the syllable "shi" in pinyin, we should always remember to put its tone number after it to avoid confusion.
number allocated to a syllable
- Finnish: tooninumero
- Russian: то́новый но́мер m (tónovyj nómer)