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se dá o domínio do glide

English translation: the force of the glide is overriding

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11:54 Feb 13, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Linguistics / phonology
Portuguese term or phrase: se dá o domínio do glide
Com o ditongo /ej/ apenas raros casos de fusão foram atestados, nos quais, diferentemente do que ocorre com os demais ditongos constituídos pelas vogais não baixas, se dá o domínio do glide – com a preservação da qualidade do glide –, resultando em uma realização anterior alta [i].

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Only rare cases of fusion were attested with the diphthong /ej/. In a way unique from the process which other diphthongs comprised of non-low vowels undergo, *** the domain of the glide *** – with the preservation of the quality of the glide – resulting in a back high [i]
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English translation:the force of the glide is overriding
Explanation:
Only rare examples of fusion were observed with the diphthong /ej/. In this case, unlike diphthongs formed with non-low vowels, the force of the glide is overriding, resulting in articulation of a high back [i].

"Force of the glide":

Subsequently (ao-vr was used to describe a mute, as well as a vowel, ... **the force of the glide** and consequently the audibility of the stop mainly depend. ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0065-9711(1917)48%3C49%3ATAM%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Y

"High back vowel" (973 refs vs. 68 for "back high vowel"):

While it can be assumed that /u/ in '/lu/' is **a high back vowel**, I am not certain how to treat /u/ in the second example ('luan'): is it still a pure vowel ...
listserv.linguistlist.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9406a&L=linguist&P=1833
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the force of the glide is overriding


Explanation:
Only rare examples of fusion were observed with the diphthong /ej/. In this case, unlike diphthongs formed with non-low vowels, the force of the glide is overriding, resulting in articulation of a high back [i].

"Force of the glide":

Subsequently (ao-vr was used to describe a mute, as well as a vowel, ... **the force of the glide** and consequently the audibility of the stop mainly depend. ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0065-9711(1917)48%3C49%3ATAM%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Y

"High back vowel" (973 refs vs. 68 for "back high vowel"):

While it can be assumed that /u/ in '/lu/' is **a high back vowel**, I am not certain how to treat /u/ in the second example ('luan'): is it still a pure vowel ...
listserv.linguistlist.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9406a&L=linguist&P=1833

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