[Lingtyp] lexical stress

Jess Tauber tetrahedralpt at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 01:13:01 UTC 2020

In Yahgan (genetic isolate, Tierra del Fuego), when a vowel is reduced to
schwa, it generally doesn't affect nearby vowels in the word.

Jess Tauber

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 8:19 PM Neda Haghighi Saber <
haqiqisaber.neda at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear friends,
> When the vowel of a stressed syllable in a multy-syllabic word is reduced
> and changes into a schaw, what happens to its lexical stress? In other
> words, I`d like to know in which syllable it appears then. Is it rule-based
> and predictable or not?
> Regards,
> Neda
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> Neda Haghighi Saber
> Linguistics Student
> Allameh Tabatab`i Univesity
> Tehran
> Iran
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