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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

weak syllable

[Subentry of syllable, weak]

Fr    syllabe légère

Synonym(s): light syllable

Antonym(s): heavy syllable, strong syllable

Related term(s): free syllable, open syllable

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Collinge 1990: 52; Crystal 2003: 499; Matthews 1997: 401


English word list

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weak syllable
  weakening
  weather verb
  well-formed
  well-formedness
  Wernicke's aphasia
  Wernicke's area
  Wh-in-situ
  wh-island
  wh-island constraint
  whisper1
  whisper2
  whispered
  whispering
  wh-phrase

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