Some articles on syllable margin, syllable, syllables:
... The process is brought about by the fact that vowels (or semivowels) in the syllable margin are invariably transformed into consonantal articulations ... the semivowels were vowels, and forced them into the syllable margin ... but after the loss of * -w-, the * -y- shifted into the syllable margin, giving with hardening *ajjis Crimean Gothic ada (pl.) (*addi (sg.) < *ajjis) *ajjaN Old Norse egg with diphthongization *aijaz German Ei, Old ...
... In Izi, every syllable is marked with one or more features of pitch and quality ... They are regarded as syllable features for several reasons, but most importantly because they cause contrast between syllables rather than between individual ... phonetically realized as strong palatal friction or as slight vowel fronting in the syllable ...
Famous quotes containing the words margin and/or syllable:
“Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)
“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time,
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)