Unstressed Syllables

Some articles on syllables, unstressed syllables, syllable:

Portuguese Phonology - Vowels
... Like standard Catalan, Portuguese uses vowel height to contrast stressed syllables with unstressed syllables the vowels /a ɛ e ɔ o/ tend to be raised to (although ... complementary distribution occurs in final unstressed syllables and in stressed syllables before one of the nasal consonants /m/, /n/, or /ɲ/ followed by another vowel, and elsewhere ... situation is similar (with being more prevalent in nearly all unstressed syllables), except that in some regions the two vowels form minimal pairs ...
Scottish Gaelic Phonology - Orthography - Vowel Di-/tri-graphs
... Category 1 IPA Spelling Pronunciation As in ai ~ (unstressed syllables) ~~ preceded by a broad consonant or Ø and followed by a slender consonant (stressed syllable) caileag ...
Traditional English Pronunciation Of Latin - Vowels - Open and Closed u - Closed u
... Closed u appears only in closed syllables, except for instances of the prefix sub- before a vowel ... American British Australian Examples /ʌ/ in stressed syllables ʌ ɐ a sulfur, alumnus, ultimatum /ɜr/ in r-colored stressed syllables ɚ ɜː ɜː laburnum, murmur, præcursor /ʌ/ in ...
Tunica Language - Phonology - Prosody
... Tunica consists of both stressed and unstressed syllables, and the stressed syllables can have a higher pitch than other syllables might have ... These certain circumstances depend on the position of the syllable in a phrase ... The first stressed syllable of a phrase is typically spoken with a slightly higher pitch than the following syllables ...

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