oxytone


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word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable

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The same vendor offered another Oxytone son, Ugie Vandal CH22 to R Leiper, Ponteland.
To judge by Greek [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Vedic formations in -ana-should presumably have been oxytone, an accentuation that would also be favored by the connection between -ana- and -ani.
Note finally that if *-aHna-/-aHnaH-was originally oxytone as suggested in note 37 above, the accentuation of the two types would further reflect their different origins: the oxytone accent of the "thematic" indrani-type would mirror the normal accentuation of vrddhi-derivatives, and the paroxytonesis of the "athematic" agnayi-type would depend on the accent position that was generalized in * HnariH- (d).
After the reanalysis would have been complete, the final syllable of mini could have been extended to other vowel-final oxytones as a marker of emphasis, essentially following the scenarios proposed by MeyerLubke, Pieri, Grandgent, and others, for alternative starting forms.
If truncation of a rising tone were found in the present data, one would expect the rising movement to end earlier in oxytones than in the other types of words.
Since each sentence consisted of two prenuclear accents, 360 accents were analysed, namely 120 oxytones, 120 paroxytones and 120 proparoxytones.
Thus, F0 peaks are more displaced in paroxytones than in oxytones and even more displaced in proparoxytones than in paroxytones.
Since in English the H is clearly aligned within the accented syllable, the H distance to the word boundary is greater in paroxytones than in oxytones and even greater in proparoxytones than in paroxytones, as a result of the different number of postaccentual syllables within the word.
che fa volerne'); but its exceptional concentration of three oxytones in two lines -- 'volonta quieta/virtu di carita' -- gives the lines a staccato rhythm such as Dante would normally avoid, hinting at a tension still present heneath the surface, as if at this point peaceful submission was being asserted but was not yet fully achieved.
In order to determine the status of L after the focal element in the two languages, focal words with different stress distributions were used, namely, oxytones (words with stress on the ultimate syllable), paroxytones (words with stress on the penultimate syllable), and proparoxytones (words with stress on the antepenultimate syllable).
Table 1 displays the mean values and standard deviations for the onvalley distance and the on-end distance in oxytones, paroxytones and proparoxytones, both in Catalan and in English.
Figures 4 and 5 plot the correlations between the on-end and the on-valley distances for nuclear oxytones, paroxytones and proparoxytones, both in subject and in verb positions for Catalan and English.
As presented in table 1, the on-valley mean values for the three word types were very similar: oxytones (mean=0.