Final Syllable

Some articles on syllables, final, syllable, final syllable:

Phonological History Of English - West Germanic Period
... Starting with this period, vowels in unstressed syllables were gradually reduced or eliminated ... Loss of word-final /z/ ... This change must have occurred before rhotacization, as original word-final /r/ was not lost ...
Welsh Phonology - Stress and Pitch
... Stress in polysyllabic words occurs most commonly on the penultimate syllable, more rarely on the final syllable (e.g ... even plurals) can sound quite different, as syllables are added to the end of a word and the stress moves correspondingly, e.g ... — a female secretary Note also how adding a syllable to ysgrifennydd to form ysgrifenyddes changes the pronunciation of the second "y" ...
Paumarí Language - Stress Accent System
... means the accent tends towards the right, or latter, portion of the word or syllable set, and they are not weight-sensitive ... Everett theorizes that stress placement and syllables in the Paumarí language are more exclusive from one another than many modern theories believe ... characterized by a slight increase in intensity and often an increase in syllable duration ...
Munsee Language - Sounds - Syllable Weight
... Syllable weight plays a significant role in Munsee phonology, determining stress placement and the deletion of certain short vowels ... All syllables containing long vowels are strong ... Any short vowel in a closed syllable (i.e ...
Sotho Tonology - Verb Tone
... the "underlying tone" of the stem's first syllable (or the stem's "basic tone") being either high or null ... tense) the verb's stem is monotonous (all syllables high toned or all low toned) with the underlying tone of the first syllable spread to all the following syllables ... the melody by assigning tones to specific syllables in the resultant word (for example, the final syllable, the subjectival concord, etc.) ...

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