Some articles on syllable, strong syllable, syllables:
... rules that define a characteristic iambic metrical Foot, in which a Weak syllable is followed by a Strong syllable ... A Foot consists of a minimum of one syllable, and a maximum of two syllables, with each Foot containing a maximum of one Strong syllable ... the domain for relative prominence, in which a Strong syllable is assigned stress because it is more prominent than the weak member of the Foot ...
... Aside from the "Strong Syllable Rule" (Costa, 2003), there is separate system of accenting in the Miami-Illinois language ... In this rule, the syllable count begins at the end of the word and goes backwards towards the start of it (unlike the Strong Syllable Rule, which begins at the beginning of ... Vowels in both weak and strong syllable can be accented ...
Famous quotes containing the words syllable and/or strong:
“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)
“Manuel showed her his open hand: Look at this finger, how meager it seems, and this one even weaker, and this other one no stronger, and this one all by himself and on his own.
Then he made a fist: But now, is it strong enough, big enough, solid enough? It seems so doesnt it?”
—Jacques Roumain (19071945)