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Re: "Double stressed" words

From:Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...>
Date:Saturday, August 30, 2003, 0:44
 --- "Mark J. Reed" ha tera a:

> I don't know of any natlangs that have > identical stress in more than one syllable, but not all syllables,
within > a single "word", but I would not be surprised to learn of their
> existence. :)
Sechelt (a Salish language from the west coast of British Columbia, Canada) seems to allow multiple main stresses on a word. Some examples (acute accent marks stress; I hope it comes through okay): sk'ík'ák "crow" tsítsiyím "work" tsétsítsiyím "working" -Estel ______________________________________________________________________ Post your free ad now!