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

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heavy syllable

[Subentry of syllable]

Fr    syllabe lourde

Synonym(s): strong syllable

Antonym(s): light syllable, weak syllable

Related term(s): checked syllable, closed syllable, syllable weight

Domain: Phonology

Source(s):

Collinge 1990: 52
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Crystal 2003: 499
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Matthews 1997: 159-160
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Trask 1996: 169
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


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English word list

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  head2
  head-first language
  head-last language
  headless relative (clause)
  headword
  hearer
  hearing
heavy syllable
  heavy-NP shift
  hedge
  hedging
  height1
  height2
  helper
  hendiadys

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