Re: A sketch of Old Albic 1/4: Phonology
|From:||Rob Haden <magwich78@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 23, 2004, 14:39|
On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 16:33:36 EDT, David Peterson <ThatBlueCat@...>
><<This accent rule can be formulated in a more concise manner using the
>concept of the mora. A mora is a metric unit below the syllable. A
>light syllable consists of one mora, a heavy syllable of two. In light
>of this, it is the third-last mora that carries the accent in Old
>This strikes me as odd. Any natlangs that count morae in this way?
Ancient Greek did, for one.