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English translation: fixed stress

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Portuguese term or phrase:acento fixo
English translation:fixed stress
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08:58 Nov 11, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Linguistics
Portuguese term or phrase: acento fixo
O acento fixo incide na última sílaba da palavra, exceto no caso de palavras em que ocorre sufixo extramétrico.

Somehow this doesn't seem so ideal, though it does make sense I suppose:

The bound stress occurs on the word-final syllable, except in words which have an extrametrical suffix.
zabrowa
Local time: 11:50
fixed/bound stress (accent)
Explanation:
Though loudness and stress for emphasis and certain linguistic indications of ... A fixed stress accent is found in the West Slavic languages as well as ...
www.britannica.com/eb/topic-568876/stress - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

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so-called fixed stress systems. Languages with a fixed stress location place the primary ... International Journal of American Linguistics. 51: 427-429. ...
email.eva.mpg.de/rara2006/abstracts_webpage/HELMBRECHT.pdf - Similar pages



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Note added at 6 mins (2007-11-11 09:05:00 GMT)
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The only thing which has to be taken into account is that disyllabic stems belonging to ap. (a) can have fixed stress on any of the stem syllables, ...
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Note added at 11 mins (2007-11-11 09:10:07 GMT)
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fixed stress - the stress is always associated with a certain syllable of the word, for example in Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Latvian stress always falls on ...
www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Bookstore/3230/stress.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages
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David Hollywood
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4 +3fixed/bound stress (accent)
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
fixed/bound stress (accent)


Explanation:
Though loudness and stress for emphasis and certain linguistic indications of ... A fixed stress accent is found in the West Slavic languages as well as ...
www.britannica.com/eb/topic-568876/stress - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 5 mins (2007-11-11 09:04:16 GMT)
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so-called fixed stress systems. Languages with a fixed stress location place the primary ... International Journal of American Linguistics. 51: 427-429. ...
email.eva.mpg.de/rara2006/abstracts_webpage/HELMBRECHT.pdf - Similar pages



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Note added at 6 mins (2007-11-11 09:05:00 GMT)
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The only thing which has to be taken into account is that disyllabic stems belonging to ap. (a) can have fixed stress on any of the stem syllables, ...
books.google.com/books?isbn=9051836406...

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Note added at 11 mins (2007-11-11 09:10:07 GMT)
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fixed stress - the stress is always associated with a certain syllable of the word, for example in Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Latvian stress always falls on ...
www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Bookstore/3230/stress.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

David Hollywood
Local time: 06:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
3 hrs

agree  Ryszard Matuszewski
9 hrs

agree  Peter Shortall: Normally "fixed", and for "incide" you could put "falls"
2 days2 hrs
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