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representation of syllable structure: moraic vs. onset-rhyme models

asked 2016-01-24 12:40:58 -0400

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Why is the onset-rhyme model (binary branching syllable structure with rhyme) superior to the moraic model?

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answered 2016-02-20 22:30:35 -0400

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Onset-rhyme model is a structure of a syllable. As for the moraic model, it tends to just focus on a syllabic segment, such as duration of a nucleus(peak or syllabic segment) , which means if a vowel(a syllabic segment) is a kind of long vowel or monophthong. However, Onset-rhyme model is how syllables construct together in order to make a word. I am not sure...

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