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USAGE: Latin puerique (was: Circumfixes)

From:Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 11, 2004, 20:57
--- In, "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@M...>
> But if I'm not misremembering, that is not certain; there is
> evidence with regard to the effect of -que on stress. In fact, I > believe that if you reverse the phrase to "puellae puerique", then
there are
> actually three different possibly-correct placements of the
> > 1. puéllae púerique (no effect) > 2. puéllae puérique ("puerique" treated as single word)
No! The <i> is long, so as a single word, the stress has to be pueríque.
> 3. puéllae pueríque (always stress the syllable
before -que)
> > But as I said, I could be misremembering.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>