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
> > 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.
> sentence is perfectly clear as near as I can tell.