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Re: open/closed syllables

From:Fabian <lajzar@...>
Date:Friday, March 9, 2001, 0:35
> I'm reading about Old English and I keep encountering references to open > and closed syllables without any explanation of these terms.
An open syllable ends in a vowel - CV or just plain V. A closed syllable ends in a consonant - CVC or VC. Other opinions may vary. -- Fabian The Tiddly wink factory is counter-productive.