disyllabic


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having or characterized by or consisting of two syllables

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Also, in our study, a significant improvement was observed in speech recognition in a quiet environment; the improvement was on par with those reported by other researchers that used German monosyllabic word lists (11) and by those that used disyllabic word lists in Spanish.
They are mostly monosyllabic words or disyllabic words with final stress.
(6) The metrical structure of goldsele gumena is / \ / x, a type A2a with its half-lift realised by the resolved disyllabic sequence sele.
To determine the authorship of a play it helps to calculate the ratio of proclitic and enclitic phrases; syllabic suffixes -ed and -eth; pleonastic verbs "do"; grammatical inversions; the disyllabic form of the suffix -ion; and the frequency of rhythmical deviations from the metre used to emphasize the meaning of the situation described in the line ("rhythmical italics").
The M-LNT[8] includes four lists of disyllabic easy words (DE), disyllabic hard words (DH), monosyllabic easy words (ME), and monosyllabic hard words (MD).
Based on the preference for disyllabic compounds that arose in Chinese during its transformation from wenyan (classical literary Chinese) to baihua (written vernacular Chinese), linghun ([phrase omitted]), which combines the original two Greek terms, has led Chinese Bible readers to consider the two Greek terms interchangeable.
(29) The mixing of disyllabic and trisyllabic feet occurs so frequently in his verse that it serves as what his most recent biographer refers to as his "distinctive metrical signature" (Rooksby, p.
In her recent book, she also gives tallies of miscellaneous features, such as pleonastic "do," disyllabic pronunciations of "-ion," grammatical inversions, and examples of "-ed" and "-eth" endings with syllabic value.
The duration of [V.sub.2] in this shortest disyllabic foot structure (with the short first syllable) is thus phonetically prolonged to the maximum.
Regarding tone combinations, disyllabic tonal combinations represent an essential focus in teaching L2 Chinese, and their correct pronunciation with proper control of the pitch movements requires a great deal of practice.
It is likely that originally all noun and verb roots were minimally disyllabic, and that CVV and CVC stems were formed through historical syncope and apocope respectively (see [section]5.1 for evidence of this occurring synchronically).