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Portuguese term or phrase:tom de base
English translation:base tone
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08:37 Oct 25, 2006
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Science - Linguistics / Verb
Portuguese term or phrase: tom de base
o tom alto, marca da segunda pessoa singular/plural do presente, afeta o tom de base da vogal nuclear do aspecto imperfectivo

BASE TONE?

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the high tone, marker of the second person present singular/plural, affects the base tone of the nuclear vowel of the imperfective
zabrowa
Local time: 03:59
base tone
Explanation:
nuclear vowel if both onset and vowel are possible docking sites, as in ... **base tone** begins high, or rising to high pitch if the base tone begins non- ...
www.springerlink.com/index/H1872P30470WM754.pdf

In all other cases, the glide is lost in favor of the nuclear vowel. There is no space here for ... Both syllables have the **base tone**. The exact ...
www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/moira/Lingua 2003.pdf

rhyme is the TBU (Zhang 2002); in Kikuyu, the nuclear vowel is the TBU ... **base tone**. [l.hl]. sandhi form. [l.l]. sandhi form. b. fu.dØ. ‘wash head’ ...
www.lotpublications.nl/publish/articles/001645/bookpart.pdf

The different usages between /ts/ and /ch/ are based on vowel position. ... In the design of Peh-oe-ji, the **base tone** or underlying tone of each syllable ...
www.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/chuliau/lunsoat/english/romantw/...
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base tone


Explanation:
nuclear vowel if both onset and vowel are possible docking sites, as in ... **base tone** begins high, or rising to high pitch if the base tone begins non- ...
www.springerlink.com/index/H1872P30470WM754.pdf

In all other cases, the glide is lost in favor of the nuclear vowel. There is no space here for ... Both syllables have the **base tone**. The exact ...
www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/moira/Lingua 2003.pdf

rhyme is the TBU (Zhang 2002); in Kikuyu, the nuclear vowel is the TBU ... **base tone**. [l.hl]. sandhi form. [l.l]. sandhi form. b. fu.dØ. ‘wash head’ ...
www.lotpublications.nl/publish/articles/001645/bookpart.pdf

The different usages between /ts/ and /ch/ are based on vowel position. ... In the design of Peh-oe-ji, the **base tone** or underlying tone of each syllable ...
www.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/chuliau/lunsoat/english/romantw/...

Muriel Vasconcellos
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