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penult

Saltos de línea: pen¦ult
Pronunciación: /pɪˈnʌlt
 
, ˈpɛnʌlt
 
/

Definición de penult en inglés:

sustantivo

Linguistics
The penultimate syllable of a word.
Example sentences
  • The first places stress either on the penult of the stem (orIGin-al, with source ORigin; VIRgin-al and proFESSion-al already have the stress on this syllable in the source), or on the final syllable (diaLECTal, with source DIalect).
  • The main characteristic regarding accent in Japanese is that the highest accent is on the penult (second to the last syllable).
  • If the ultima is long, and if the penult is accented, then it must be acute.

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archaic term for penultimate.

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