Primary Stress

Some articles on stress, primary stress, primary:

Standard Chinese Phonology - Word Stress
... The stress pattern of Chinese language is made up of three degrees of stress ... There are three stress patterns, which commonly occur in the two-syllable compound words Normal Stress + Primary Stress (\ + /) 字画儿 zìhuàr ...
Traditional English Pronunciation Of Latin - Syllables - Stress - Primary Stress
... Stress is another characteristic of syllables ... In Classical Latin the main, or primary stress is predictable, with a few exceptions, based on the following criteria In words of one syllable, stress falls on that syllable, as ... In words of two syllables, stress falls on the first syllable of the word (the penult, or second from the end) e.g ...
Yuchi Language - Phonology - Stress and Intonation - Stress
... Stress in Yuchi is fairly regular ... All major parts of speech have syllable-final stress, and syllable-initial secondary stress also, particles (one-syllable words) are stressed ... are some minimal pairs to be found due to stress some representative samples include As mentioned above, most nouns have syllable-final primary stress there are, however, some regularized exceptions ...
Kwak'wala - Structure - Phonology
... xʲ xʷ χ χʷ h Approximant l j w lˀ jˀ wˀ Stress placement depends on syllable weight ... If a word has any heavy syllables, then primary stress falls on the leftmost heavy syllable ... Otherwise, primary stress falls on the rightmost syllable ...
Secondary Stress
... Secondary stress (or obsolete secondary accent) is the weaker of two degrees of stress in the pronunciation of a word the stronger degree of stress is called 'primary' ... Phonetic Alphabet symbol for secondary stress is a short vertical line preceding and at the foot of the stressed syllable the nun in proˌnunciˈation ... Another tradition in English is to assign acute and grave accents for primary and secondary stress pronùnciátion ...

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