Some articles on long, syllable, long syllable, syllables:
... the diacritics used with the Arabic alphabet, marking a long consonant (geminate) ... A consonant may be long because of the form of the noun or verb, e.g ... verb requires the 2nd consonant of the root to be long, as in darrasa above, or by assimilation of consonants, for example the l- of the Arabic definite article assimilates ...
... forms above, the '-u' is used with a root consisting of a single short syllable or ending in a long syllable followed by a short syllable, while roots ending in a long syllable or two short syllables are ... (A long syllable contains a long vowel or is followed by two consonants ... This syncope of the vowel in the second syllable occurs with two-syllable strong nouns, which have a long vowel in the first syllable and a second syllable consisting of a short vowel ...
Famous quotes containing the words syllable and/or long:
“He generally added the syllable um to his words when he could,as paddlum, etc.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Like Freud, Jung believes that the human mind contains archaic remnants, residues of the long history and evolution of mankind. In the unconscious, primordial universally human images lie dormant. Those primordial images are the most ancient, universal and deep thoughts of mankind. Since they embody feelings as much as thought, they are properly thought feelings. Where Freud postulates a mass psyche, Jung postulates a collective psyche.”
—Patrick Mullahy (b. 1912)