Re: Language Change
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 10, 2000, 11:32|
At 20:04 07/01/00 +0100, you wrote:
>But rhyme in German (as in Dutch) never uses only the last syllable,
>but the last *accented* syllable with everything that comes after it.
>And in Dutch or German, a syllable with a shwa is of necessity an
As I already said, it's the same in Spanish. Rhyme concerns the stressed
syllable and everything after it. Sometimes however, it only concerns the
last stressed syllable, but not the rest. It's very much used in singing IMHO.
>(pronouncing the /n/ means that one is either from the North or a
Really ? In Eindhoven and the towns even more in the South, pronouncing
the /n/ is pretty much the rule, as I heard it when I was there. And there,
they say that not pronouncing the /n/ is a feature of the North...
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