penultimate+syllable

  • 1Penultimate — Pe*nul ti*mate, a. Last but one; as, the penultimate syllable, the last syllable but one of a word. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Syllable stress of Botanical Latin — Syllable stress of botanical names varies with the language spoken by the person using the botanical name. In English speaking countries the Botanical Latin places syllable stress for botanical names derived from ancient Greek and Latin broadly… …

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  • 3penultimate — /pəˈnʌltəmət / (say puh nultuhmuht) adjective 1. next to the last: *Thus, Byabarra is, according to the A.B.C. Pronunciation Advisory Committee, pronounced with the stress on the penultimate syllable, By aBARa. –sidney j baker, 1966. 2. of the… …

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  • 4penultimate — (adj.) 1670s, from earlier penultima (n.) the next to the last syllable of a word or verse, from fem. of Latin adj. penultimus next to last, from paene almost + ultimus final …

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  • 5Syllable weight — In linguistics, syllable weight is the concept that syllables pattern together according to the number and/or duration of segments in the rime. In classical poetry, both Greek and Latin, distinctions of syllable weight were fundamental to the… …

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  • 6penultimate — adj. & n. adj. last but one. n. 1 the last but one. 2 the last syllable but one. Etymology: L paenultimus f. paene almost + ultimus last, after ultimate …

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  • 7PROSODY, HEBREW — This article is a survey of the history of Hebrew poetic forms from the Bible to the present time. The entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction the variety of formal systems the specific nature of hebrew literary history …

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  • 8Choctaw language — Choctaw Chahta Spoken in United States Region Southeastern Oklahoma and east central Mississippi, and into Louisiana and Tennessee Native speakers …

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  • 9HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 10MASORAH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: 1. THE TRANSMISSION OF THE BIBLE 1.1. THE SOFERIM 1.2. WRITTEN TRANSMISSION 1.2.1. Methods of Writing 1.2.1.1. THE ORDER OF THE BOOKS 1.2.1.2. SEDARIM AND PARASHIYYOT …

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  • 11PRONUNCIATIONS OF HEBREW — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the transmission of hebrew as a liturgical language classification of the traditional pronunciations of hebrew the yemenite pronunciation the sephardi pronunciation phonological… …

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  • 12Sesotho phonology — Notes: *All examples marked with ‡ are included in the audio samples. If a table caption is marked then all Sesotho examples in that table are included in the audio samples. *The orthography used in this and related articles is that of South… …

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  • 13Sesotho tonology — Notes: *All examples marked with Dagger; are included in the audio samples. If a table caption is marked then all Sesotho examples in that table are included in the audio samples. *The orthography used in this and related articles is that of… …

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  • 14Traditional English pronunciation of Latin — The traditional English pronunciation of Latin, and of Classical Greek words borrowed through Latin, is the mode in which the Latin language was traditionally pronounced by speakers of English until the early twentieth century.Since the Middle… …

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  • 15Romance languages — Romance Geographic distribution: Originally Southern Europe and parts of Africa; now also Latin America, Canada, parts of Lebanon and much of Western Africa Linguistic classification: Indo European Italic …

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  • 16Munsee language — Munsee Spoken in Canada; United States Region now in Ontario; formerly in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Ethnicity 400 (1991) Native speakers 7  (n …

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  • 17Fijian language — Fijian Na vosa vaka Viti Spoken in  Fiji Region Spoken as first language on …

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  • 18Malay language — This article is about the language which forms the basis of standard Indonesian and Malaysian. For the different Malay variants and dialects, see Malay languages. Malay Bahasa Melayu بهاس ملايو Spoken in Malaysia (as Malaysian and local Malay)… …

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  • 19Stress (linguistics) — In linguistics, stress is the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word. The term is also used for similar patterns of phonetic prominence inside syllables. The word accent is sometimes also used with this sense.Types of… …

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  • 20Danish phonology — This article is part of the series on: Danish language Use: Alphabet Phonology Grammar Other topics …

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