pretonic

pretonic

(priːˈtɒnɪk)
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) denoting or relating to the syllable before the one bearing the primary stress in a word
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This paper aims to examine raising rule productivity in unstressed vowels of ancient Portuguese, by analyzing orthographic practices representing pretonic and word-final posttonic vowels in poetical texts from the 13th, 15th and 16th centuries.
The presentation shows how pretonic choices may convey a wide range of attitudes, tonicity is responsible for focus management and tonality controls the flow of information.
Note that some compound words, such as uberraschen, retain the long vowel [y:] when the syllable is pretonic.
Five tenders for the supply of (a) pretonic washing connections and kidney washing catheters, (b) regular x - ray films, (c) urology requisites, (d) pharmacists requisites and (e) general purpose medical requisites.
The addition of the morpheme may also cause the stress to shift, resulting in the reduction of vowels in pretonic syllables.
5) loss of constriction in pretonic and post--posttonic syllables: *VR' > *VR and *V': > *V:, but preservation of the constriction under the stress and in the first posttonic syllable,
which stands for a non-downstepped peak preceded by a low FO on the pretonic syllable.
The constraint ALL-FT-RIGHT must also rank above WSP in order to account for the possible occurrences of unstressed heavy syllables in pretonic positions, such as /piskaubu-av/ [pis.
However, in order to account for some instances of SCF in pretonic position (e.
von Wartburg, the e forms are to be attributed to analogy with pretonic ja [right arrow] je: see W.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) catheters, balloons and supports for the heart catheterization divisions at both the old and the new university hospitals, also (b) solutions and requisites for the pretonic washing system at the Artificial Kidney Division of Al Mo'assa University Hospital.