SIL International Home

French/English Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Tip: use * as a wildcard.
Filter =

French word list

up

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

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.

English

light syllable

[Subentry of syllable]

Fr    syllabe légère

Synonym(s): weak syllable

Antonym(s): heavy syllable, strong syllable

Related term(s): free syllable, open syllable, syllable weight

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Collinge 1990: 52; Crystal 2003: 499; Matthews 1997: 208; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 123; Trask 1996: 206


English word list

up

  lexicology
  lexicon
  lexicostatistics
  lexis1
  lexis2
  liaison
  ligature
light syllable
  light verb
  limit
  line
  line of verse
  linear
  linear predictive synthesizer
  linearity

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.