In all Finnic languages featuring gradation, geminate stops and single stops that are intervocalic
or follow a voiced consonant undergo gradation (Laanest 1975 : 66).
The abovementioned combinations can be pronounced without difficulties in intervocalic
position, for instance, in the words: zastoy (standstill), poskakal (broke into a gallop), koptit (smoke) etc.
For example, consider Caribbean Spanish (sometimes called Costeno), which exhibits, such characteristics as deletion/aspiration of syllable final 's', deletion or neutralization of 'r' and 'l', deletion of intervocalic
'd', nasalization of final 's', and weakening of velar fricative 'x', among others.
They believe that stressed vowels in open syllables remained phonetically short, and a consonant grapheme in intervocalic
position usually represents a single (short) consonant.
The voiceless velar stop /k/contrasts with its voiced counterpart /g/ only in an intervocalic
Moreover, Cuban pronunciation, and occasionally written texts, intermittently interchange l and r (arma/alma); postvocalic and intervocalic
d are often silent (pare[d]/calla[d]o); the letter s is habitually silent when not beginning a word (e[s]tamo[s]).
This section considers intervocalic
s-voicing, raddoppiamento sintattico, vowel deletion, phrase-final lengthening, and phrasal stress placement.
10) Though this proposal is not quite in line with the existing reconstructions of the formation of retroflex vowels in Kalashamon--following the loss of an intervocalic
retroflex consonant (Heegard J.
We follow the uncontroversial view that an intervocalic
consonant is (universally) in onset position, hence '.
Distinction between /r/, /rr/ occurs in intervocalic
The following criteria have been used to modernize the text: abbreviations have been written out in full; intervocalic
and etymological 'h' has been eliminated (e.
This something disappears, yet persists, rather like the hypermetric foot elided, yet marked, by the silent intervocalic
v's of "heaven" in Theseus' chiastaus of the poet's rolling eye.