Some articles on words, syllable words, syllable, syllables:
... and addresses, but after these are exhausted to the north, the streets are named with simple words in alphabetical order, omitting a few letters such as "x" ... The first cycle of names consists all of one-syllable words then followed by a cycle of two-syllable words then followed by a cycle of three-syllable words ... Asian cultures, it is common for one syllable in a two syllable given name to be a generation name which is the same for immediate siblings ...
... which pitch accents are associated with stressed syllables, one target within each pitch accent may be designated with a *, indicating that this target is aligned with the stressed syllable ... L*+H pitch accent the L target is aligned with the stressed syllable, and it is followed by a trailing H target ... One-syllable words in Efik (an African tone language) can have high, low, or rising tones, which would lead us to expect nine possible tone combinations for two-syllable words ...
Famous quotes containing the words words and/or syllable:
“Mothers who have little sense of their own minds and voices are unable to imagine such capacities in their children. Not being fully aware of the power of words for communicating meaning, they expect their children to know what is on their minds without the benefit of words. These parents do not tell their children what they mean by good much less why. Nor do they ask the children to explain themselves.”
—Mary Field Belenky (20th century)
“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time,
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)