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  surnorme
  survivance
  sus-glottique
  suspense
  syllabaire
  syllabation
  syllabe
  syllabe légère
  syllabe lourde
  syllabème
  syllabicité
  syllabification
  syllabifier
  syllabique
  syllabisation

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English

nuclear syllable

[Subentry of nuclear, syllable]

Fr    syllabe accentuée, syllabe tonique

Synonym(s): accented syllable, stressed syllable, tonic syllable

Antonym(s): unaccented syllable, unstressed syllable

Related term(s): accent-bearing syllable

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Brown & Yule 1983: 156 (= sentence stress); Crystal 2003: 321, 467; ELL: 5150; Matthews 1997: 250 (= nucleus); Wales 1989: 325


English word list

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  noun1
  noun2
  noun class
  novel
  NP-trace
  nuance
  nuclear
  nucleus1
  nucleus2
  null
  null anaphora
  null element
  null subject
  null subject parameter
  null-subject language

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