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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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tonic syllable

[Subentry of syllable, tonic]

Fr    syllabe accentuée, syllabe tonique

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

Antonym(s): unaccented syllable, unstressed syllable

Related term(s): accent-bearing syllable, tonic vowel

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Brown & Yule 1983: 156 (= sentence stress); Crystal 2003: 467; Finch 2000: 53; Halliday 1994: 296; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 239; Matthews 1997: 380; Richards etal. 1992: 382-383 (= tonic (n.)); Trask 1996: 359


English word list

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  tonemics
  tonetics
  tongue1
  tongue2
  tongue height
  tongue-slip
  tonic
  tonic vowel
  tonology
  top-down
  top-down methodology
  topic1
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