Stressed Vowel

Some articles on vowels, vowel, stressed, stressed vowel:

Crow Language - Phonology - Stress
... In word initial syllables, accented short vowels in a word initial syllable are generally followed by a consonant cluster, while accented long vowels are generally followed ... Stress can fall on short vowels as well as long vowels and may fall on either mora of a long vowel ... With diphthongs, either the long vowel or the offglide may bear the stress ...
Portuguese Dialects - Notable Features of Some Dialects - Innovative
... Furthermore, in this region stressed /e/ is pronounced or before a palato-alveolar or a palatal consonant followed by another vowel ... Portugal, the sibilant /ʒ/ occurs at the end of words, before another word which starts with a vowel, instead of /z/ ... Algarve (Barlavento area) and São Miguel Island (Azores), the near-front rounded vowel replaces /u/, in a process similar to the one which originated the French u ...
Halkomelem Language - Phonology - Morphophonemics
... schwa following an initial nasal stop may be lost, if there is a vowel preceding the nasal is sometimes heard as part of that syllable (e.g ... /nə/ with no preceding vowel sometimes appears as syllabic (e.g ... A glottal stop after an unstressed final vowel may be lost, in which case the vowel will be reduced to a schwa (e.g ...
Grave Accent - Uses - Stress
... The grave accent marks the stressed vowel of a word in Catalan and Italian ... A general rule is that in Italian, words ending with stressed -a, -i, -o, -u must be marked with a grave accent ... Words ending with stressed -e may bear either an acute accent or a grave accent , depending on whether the final 'e' sound is closed or open, respectively ...

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