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Query:   English Word Stress Database
Author:  Sarah Collie
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   THERE HAVE BEEN SOME INTERESTING RESPONSES CONCERNING A SEARCHABLE ENGLISH
WORD STRESS DATABASE. PEOPLE MAY FIND THE FOLLOWING TO BE USEFUL:

ON-LINE ENGLISH DICTIONARY, SEARCHABLE BY SYLLABLE COUNT, STRESS PATTERN
AND OTHER FEATURES: HTTP://WWW.LEXICON.ARIZONA.EDU/%7EHAMMOND/NEWDIC.HTML

THE EQUIVALENT 'RAW' FILE OF THE PRECEDING:
HTTP://DINGO.SBS.ARIZONA.EDU/~HAMMOND/LSASUMMER03/NEWDIC.TXT

TRUESPEL: HTTP://WWW.FOREIGNWORD.COM/DICTIONARY/TRUESPEL/TRANSPEL.HTM

CELEX: HTTP://WWW.RU.NL/CELEX/

TESCHNER, RICHARD V. & M. STANLEY WHITELY (2004). PRONOUNCING ENGLISH: A
STRESS-BASED APPROACH WITH CD-ROM. WASHINGTON: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PRESS.

I'M SURE ANY FEEDBACK ON THESE SITES WOULD BE APPRECIATED BY THEIR
CREATORS, AS WELL AS BEING OF INTEREST TO MYSELF. MANY THANKS TO EVERYONE
WHO EMAILED ME THESE SUGGESTIONS.

SARAH COLLIE
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY

LL Issue: 16.646
Date Posted: 04-Mar-2005
Original Query: Read original query