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  surnom
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  survivance
  sus-glottique
  suspense
  syllabaire
  syllabation
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  syllabème
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syllable

Fr    syllabe

nS

Type of: prosodic feature, prosody2

Related term(s): accentual unit, ambisyllabic, disyllable, foot, length, meter, mora, onset, rhyme2, stress1, unaccented

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 136-137, 530; Clark & Clark 1977: 277; Collinge 1990: 51-53 (also "syllable strength"); Crystal 2003: 447-449; Dineen 1967: 99; Doke 1935: 207; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 186; ELL: 4431-4440; Finch 2000: 67-71; Halliday 1994: 11; Hamp 1963: 57; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 227-228; Hock 1986: 22; Mackay 1989: 228; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 51-52; Matthews 1997: 366 (also "phonological syllable", "phonetic syllable"); Nash 1968: 235; Onishi 1981: 584-588 (also "syllable subsidiary", "syllable-succession"); Palmatier 1972: 174-175; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 209; Pike & Pike 1982: 3; Pike, K. 1967: 365ff. (also "emic syllable", "etic syllable", "syllable pulse"), 410-412; Quirk etal. 1985: 1357; Richards etal. 1992: 367; Siertsema 1955: 98-99; Trask 1996: 345-346 (also "syllable adjunction", "syllable-based tone", "Syllable Integrity Principle", "syllable quantity", "syllable template")

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syllable
  syllable break
  (syllable) margin
  (syllable) nucleus
  syllable sign
  syllable structure
  syllable weight
  syllable-timed language
  syllable-timed (rhythm)
  syllabogram
  syllemma
  syllepsis1
  syllepsis2
  syllogism
  symbol1

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