Tertiary Stress

Some articles on tertiary stress, stress, tertiary:

Stress And Vowel Reduction In English - Degrees of Lexical Stress - Descriptions With Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Stress
... In some theories, English has been described as having three levels of stress primary, secondary, and tertiary (in addition to the unstressed level, which in this approach may also be called quaternary stress) ... Exact treatments vary, but it is common for tertiary stress to be assigned to those syllables which, while not assigned primary or secondary stress, nonetheless contain full vowels (unreduced vowels, i.e ... Dictionaries do not generally mark tertiary stress, but as mentioned above, some of them treat all syllables with unreduced vowels as having at least secondary stress ...
Skolt Sami Language - Phonology - Stress
... Skolt Sami has four different types of stress for words Primary stress Secondary stress Tertiary stress Zero stress The first syllable of any word is always ... or more syllables, the final syllable is quite lightly stressed (tertiary stress) and the remaining syllable, if any, are stressed more heavily than the final syllable, but less than the first ... The suffix, as can be expected, has tertiary stress, but the penultimate syllable also has tertiary stress, even though it would be expected to have secondary stress ...

Famous quotes containing the words stress and/or tertiary:

    Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966)

    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)