By William Pierce Shephard
From the INTRODUCTION.
In all languages owning a good built expiratory accessory there's stumbled on a bent to weaken the syllables which stand at the decrease phases of accentuation. The strength dedicated to the construction of the syllable on which the primary accessory rests makes priceless a discount within the strength of the expiration of the opposite syllables of the note. The vowels of those syllables then convey a lack of sonority; and are prone to be lowered to that caliber which calls for the smallest amount of expiratory strength for his or her articulation. purely that half is left that's totally precious for the life of the syllable. Or, in different situations, the relief may fit nonetheless farther. Then the weaker syllables disappear completely; the strength as soon as expended on their construction is going to swell the tension given to the extra hugely accented syllables, they usually lose their self reliant life. to watch the impression of those trends, we've in basic terms to match a language with a chromatic—or musical—accent with one owning a robust expiratory pressure. within the former, all of the vowels are articulated relatively and usually preserved via lengthy sessions of improvement; within the latter, they're first diminished in strength, their articulation is slurred or hasty, they usually frequently disappear totally. for instance, in old Greek, which had absolutely a tone-accent, there are nearly no examples of the syncope of unaccented vowels. the one situations of loss are end result of the next contraction of 2 vowels status in hiatus after the outfall of an intervocal j or w. yet within the Teutonic department, however, the vowels of the unaccented syllables are continually weakened; from the earliest interval this tendency will be saw, and its operation is unchecked at present day. In glossy English those vowels are constantly slurred in pronunciation, and are usually weakened to the so-called '' irrational'' vowel (the sound of u in but), that is in many instances an insignificant voice-glide, with out made up our minds articulation.
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