syllable structure

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Synonyms for syllable structure

the admissible arrangement of sounds in words

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Surface Syllable structure and Segment Sequencing, (Leiden: HIL Occasional Papers, 2001), 1-24.
The syllable structure of the secondary-stressed feet served as a criterion for dividing tetrasyllabic words into three groups.
Such blocks provide an opportunity not only to model the words of different complexity of syllable structure, but also act as additional analyzer supports, allowing seeing the inflexion, activating visual memory and causing the interest in realization of linguistic reality.
It was found that whereas segmentals, prosody and syllable structure all showed a significant influence on the pronunciation ratings, the prosodic variable had the strongest effect.
Generally the syllabification process of marking the syllable boundaries in simple syllable structure (CVCV or CVCVC) is not a complex phenomenon; however the problem of syllabification arises when a cluster of two or three consonants is found word medially.
They concluded that when the target word and stimulus had the same syllable structure, detection was much faster.
Based on these assumptions, we will analyse the differences and similarities of the syllable structure of English and Spanish so as to see whether they can explain the origin of the mispronunciations we have found among several group of students of English as a L2 in the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Valladolid (Spain).
Subsequent chapters focus on core features of English phonology--speech sounds, consonants and vowels, phonemes, syllable structure, connected speech, stress and intonation--and the use of this knowledge to diagnose and prioritize pronunciation difficulties, develop effective teaching techniques, design a pronunciation syllabus, and assess skills.
Since the speaker has no authority in the choice of this epenthetic consonant, thus it isn't distinctive and just has the structural function, as well as it is still inserted for the context recovery and suitable syllable structure in Persian.
Syllable structure, number of final consonants, number of consonant clusters, and types of deletions demonstrated similarities across languages.
Phenomena such as stress, tone, and syllable structure are given fairly short shrift.
Each language has its own set of rules regarding syllable structure.
22-43) outlines the major phonological changes from Latin to modern Italian, which includes transformations in the consonantal and vocalic systems, processes that alter syllable structure, and changes to the stress system.
These features include the fact that Nambya is tonal and has a simple, symmetrical, unmarked phonemic five vowel system comprising /a/, /e/, /i/, /o/ and /u/ and a typical Bantu consonant-vowel (CV) syllable structure.