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LINGUIST List 20.196

Wed Jan 21 2009

Qs: Inventory of Syllables in American English

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Message 1: Inventory of Syllables in American English
Date: 21-Jan-2009
From: Doron Modan <esperanto013.net>
Subject: Inventory of Syllables in American English
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Hi,

Does anybody know of a comprehensive list/inventory of all syllables in
American English, on the Web or any other source?

The syllables list should be in normal English Orthography, but should
reflect Phonetics, not Morphology.

For example, the word syllable should yield the syllables:
-sy
-lla
-ble

and 'accessible' should yield
ac
ce
ssi
ble

I've been searching the Internet, but all I found was articles about it,
not the list I hoped to find.

I need this kind of list for a research I am doing for a company I'm
employed in (for a Text-To-Speech engine).

Thank you very much for your help!!
Doron

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

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