Heavy Syllable

Some articles on syllables, heavy syllable, syllable, heavy:

Arabic Language - Sounds - Literary Arabic - Stress
... Only one of the last three syllables may be stressed ... Given this restriction, the last heavy syllable (containing a long vowel or ending in a consonant) is stressed, if it is not the final syllable ... If the final syllable is super heavy and closed (of the form CVVC or CVCC) it receives stress ...
Syllable Weight - Linguistics
... A heavy syllable is a syllable with a branching nucleus or a branching rime ... A branching nucleus generally means the syllable has a long vowel or a diphthong this type of syllable is abbreviated CVV ... A syllable with a branching rime is a closed syllable, that is, one with a coda (one or more consonants at the end of the syllable) this type of syllable is abbreviated CVC ...
Mongolian Language - Grammar - Phonology - Stress
... meanings) and thus is considered to depend entirely on syllable structure ... which dialect they speak, claim that stress falls on the first syllable. 1975, several Western scholars proposed that the leftmost heavy syllable gets the stress ...

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