syllable structure


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Noun1.syllable structure - the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
structure - the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
affixation - the result of adding an affix to a root word
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Sonority plays a central role in forming a favored cluster and an admissible syllable structure.
The relationship between native speaker judgments of nonnative pronunciation and deviance in segmentals, prosody and syllable structure.
Schramm analyzes the emergence of syllable structure in six Caribbean creoles, covering data from two English-based, two Dutch-based, and two French-based creoles.
The data from the same speaker obtained from the study on disyllabic words from spontaneous speech with the same syllable structure had the durations of V1 = 81 ms and V2 = 145, yielding V1/V2 = 0.
tro), a consonant cluster like ft in the Portuguese word afta or 'aphthous stomatitis' in English yields a ill-formed syllable structure (because in the Portuguese sound system ft cannot start a syllable, as in a.
The simplest model of syllable structure [9] divides each syllable into an optional onset, an obligatory nucleus, and an optional coda.
Consequently, the development of linguo-correctional measures, aimed at overcoming of disturbances in word sound and syllable structure by children-bilinguals go to the foreground.
Another strength of the book is the scrupulous attention to detail provided in the description of the phonological and morphological features, notably with regard to the treatment of vowel quality, rules of allophony, and syllable structure.
Kiparsky, Paul (2003) "Accent, syllable structure, and morphology in Ancient Greek".
By nature, consonant clusters violate the CV (consonant-vowel) structure, the most universal type of human language syllable structure and the easiest to acquire (Wode, 1992).
This model proposes that in marking the syllable boundaries of words maximize consonants to the left of vowel until syllable structure conditions of the language in question and the n maximize syllable final consonants to the extent in agreement with the syllable structure conditions of the language in question (Katamba 1989).