Suprasegmentals

Suprasegmentals

In linguistics (specifically, phonetics and phonology), the term segment is "any discrete unit that can be identified, either physically or auditorily, in the stream of speech."

Read more about Suprasegmentals:  Classifying Speech Units, Kinds of Segment, Marginal Segments, Suprasegmentals

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Syllable Rime - Suprasegmentals
... The domain of suprasegmental features is the syllable and not a specific sound, that is to say, they affect all the segments of a syllable Stress Tone Stød Sometimes syllable ...
Suprasegmentals
... Such "suprasegmentals" include tone, stress, and prosody ... In some languages, nasality or vowel harmony is suprasegmental ...