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the distribution of stresses within a polysyllabic word

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As far as lexical stress of Ilami Kurdish is considered, we were unable to find a research work directly related to our study, but there are lots of researches investigating word stress patterns of other languages.
Brandao de Carvalho (1988; 1989; 2011), focusing on European Portuguese, as well as Wetzels (2007), considering the Brazilian varieties of the language, are among the authors who emphasize the inexistence of words stressed on the antepenultimate with a heavy syllable on the penultimate position, in addition to the statistical predominance of last-syllable-accented words with a heavy final syllable, as two key arguments in favour of the phonological conditioning of word stress in Portuguese and its sensitivity to syllable weight, mainly in the class of nouns and adjectives.
Word stress is defined as "the relative degree of force used in pronouncing the different syllables of a word of more than one syllable" Kingdon (1958).
The basic assumption of the theory is that word-stress patterns universally depend on the underlying organization of words into a hierarchal structure of metrical constituents and that word stress is the linguistic manifestation of this metrical structure (Hayes 1995).
The prevalence of the word stress, its connotations and the negative context in which it is usually applied often results in a degradation of the common understanding of stress.
Common misunderstandings about intonation involve its confusion either with word stress or with idiosyncratic stress added for emphasis.
Modern man with two contrasting aspects of stress and stress on the one hand, there is an essential part of a lifestyle that momentary stimulation, a person to live, move and prepares progress and on the other hand, the stress of lot of psychological problems medical and social It is, in fact, can be used instead of the word stress from the stress.
The harmonies are rather dissonant, and the vocal line paints in both melodic contour and word stress the longing of the poet to express her love aloud.
This edition adds new material on the concepts of syllables, word stress, and central vowels; learning objectives and study questions; a glossary of terms; additional transcription exercises for central vowels; a third CD containing phoneme study card audio tracks; an index of the CD contents; new syllable exercises; and new exercises for determining word stress.
Word stress in English is usually captured in three degrees, known alternatively as strong (primary), medial (secondary) and weak (tertiary or unstressed).
More specifically, primary sentence stress (Hahn, 2004), word stress (Field, 2005; Zielinski, 2008) and speaking rate (Munro & Derwing, 2001) affect intelligibility.
The purpose of this study is to elicit problem causing word stress patterns for Turkish EFL (English as a foreign language) learners and investigate whether Internet-based pronunciation lesson is superior to traditional pronunciation lesson in terms of enhancing Turkish EFL learners' accurate production of stressed syllables in English words.
The book is divided into two sections: English and German, comparing the two languages along with information on matters such as commonalities, syllabification, word stress and linguistic history, and a glossary of terms.
It was like the word stress was not even in their vocabulary.