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Re: Accent Terminology Question

From:Jeff Jones <jeffsjones@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 22, 2002, 17:41
On Tue, 15 Oct 2002 06:14:55 +0000, Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
>David Peterson wrote: > >>(P.S.: It shouldn't come out blue anymore. As for 8 pt. font... I'm >>sending it with 12, so I don't know how that's happening.) > >Believe it or not, but this make thru' as red-on-white to me. More readable >than the blue-on-cyan, but still pretty bad. > > > Andreas >
Let's hope David gets his Mac/AOL problem resolved soon. As for the accentuation patterns, there was something else I didn't mention. The phonology also includes schwa, which isn't normally written. According to my rules, a phonetic CVCVCV (all short vowels) word should be accented on the antepenult, e.g. BIgeta. However, I have trouble with this when the antepenult vowel is a schwa and the penult vowel isn't, e.g. B@gati. I'm thinking of moving the HI to the penult in this case (b@GAti), but that would add another rule. Any thoughts? Also additional comments on my original question about the 3rd type of accent would be welcome -- I still haven't come up with a term for it yet. Jeff