Re: Pe: Linguistic Terminology
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 6, 1999, 17:09|
Tom Wier wrote:
> Well, I think a lot of times that's actually a difficult question to
> answer. What about bisyllabic words?
Obviously bisyllabic words provide no evidence one way or another.
"Cuspy" is no exception: its stress is both penultimate and
initial, just like the other examples you cite.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)