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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 >Albic.>> > >This strikes me as odd. Any natlangs that count morae in this way?
Ancient Greek did, for one. - Rob


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