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Re: Justifying a stress pattern

From:Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>
Date:Saturday, December 29, 2007, 17:13
How can a long syllable end in a short vowel, with or without a following
That's what's confusing me. (:


2007/12/30, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>:
> > Quoting Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>: > > > I didn't understand this particular sentence of yours: > > "The oddity, of course, is that a long final syllable doesn't attract > the > > stress > > if it ends in a short vowel followed by a single consonant." > > > > ??? Perhaps you could explain it. :-p > > It would be easier to explain if you gave me some hint what confuses you. > The > sentence is perfectly clear as near as I can tell. > > Andreas >


R A Brown <ray@...>
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>