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Definition of Stressless
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stressless
Literary usage of Stressless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Grammar of the Latin Language from Plautus to Suetonius by Henry John Roby (1872)
"The case of oo before a vowel is parallel to that of ее. 'The initial short and stressless elements ее, oo do not occur at the ' commencement of diphthongs ..."
2. Northern English: Phonetics, Grammar, Texts by Richard John Lloyd (1899)
"Sounds of the class 9 result usually from the obscuration of rhetorical stressless 6 or i; and of B from a or E; but see 88. 89. So W, from 11, 0, a, tt. ..."
3. Phonetics of the New High German Language by Arwid Johannson (1906)
"... r and 9l are stressless, ul has the weaker, ?t2 the stronger secondary stress, ... containing the vowels 9l, r, I, n, m may be regarded as stressless; ..."
4. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"Loss of stressless vowels is one of the most frequent phonetic phenomena in all ... In originally stressless syllables long vowels were shortened and short ..."
5. A Grammar of the Latin Language from Plautus to Seutonius by Henry John Roby (1876)
"'The initial short and stressless elements ee, oo do not occur at the ' commencement of diphthongs in English, as to my ears they do in ..."
6. Bulletin by University of Virginia School of Latin (1909)
"... and admits the stressless tone only after the initial or the double thesis. Consequently GG and GAO can only enter the rhythm after the initial thesis ..."