Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

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Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

Unread postby Droigheann » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:57 am

Does one say lus a' CHROM-chinn or lus a' chrom-CHINN?



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Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

Unread postby ithinkitsnice » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:42 am

If there’s a hyphen, that indicates the stress shifts to the second word.

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Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

Unread postby akerbeltz » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:16 am

Slow down :priob: crom + cinn is not a compound noun, it's a noun with a prefixed adjective (like deagh-cheann) and those usually have equal stress or stress on the adjective i.e. /Lus ə 'xrɔumçiNʲ/ with stress on CHROM

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Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

Unread postby ithinkitsnice » Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:23 pm

:mc: :mhoire:

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Lus a' chrom-chinn: stress?

Unread postby Droigheann » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:44 pm

Mòran taing! (good to know there's a rule of thumb too)