Unstressed

  • (adj): Not bearing a stress or accent.
    Example: "Short vowels are unstressed"
    Synonyms: unaccented

Some articles on unstressed:

Systems Of Scansion - Ictus and Breve
... stressed syllables, and the classical breve for unstressed syllables ... Symbol Syllable Type Description / Stressed Syllable carries the stress ˘ Unstressed Syllable is not stressed Corn goes on to state that the most common approach adopted for marking fine gradations of stress has ... Stress on syllable is between strong and weak ˘ Unstressed Syllable is not stressed that is, weak ...
Traditional English Pronunciation Of Latin - Vowels - Open and Closed u - Open u
... from the merger of /j/ and the preceding consonant, in both stressed and unstressed syllables e.g ... lacuna, Liguria When it is in an interior unstressed syllable not following a palatal consonant, /j/ remains after a single consonant even when it might be deleted in a stressed syllable ... or may not be deleted pæninsula, cornucopia Unstressed open u may retain rounding in some positions for some speakers, varying between and ( and ) ...
Spanish Phonology - Vowels
... Each occurs in both stressed and unstressed syllables stressed unstressed piso 'I step' pisó 's/he stepped' peso 'I weigh' pesó 's/he weighed' paso 'I pass' pasó 's/he passed' poso 'I pose' pos ... For instance, an unstressed high vowel in the final syllable of a word is rare ...
Sonnet 127 - Structure
... feet, each foot containing two syllables, the first unstressed and the second stressed ... Instead of the usual foot, some feet may instead contain a trochee (stressed followed by unstressed), a spondee (two stressed), or a pyrrhic (two unstressed ...
Canzés - Phonology - Vowels
... exist between long and short vowels in stressed syllables, but in unstressed syllables the contrast is neutralized close close-mid open-mid open front i y e ø ɛ a back u o ɔ /i/ and /u/ have ...