Re: Two accents in one word??

From: Carlton Winbery (
Date: Tue Jan 07 1997 - 04:22:00 EST

Lou Schwing wrote;
>>Jim, the rule of accent is that if a word with an acute on the antepenult
>>(third from last syllable) or a circumflex on the penult (second from
>>last), it receives a second accent (acute) on the ultima (last syllable).
>But why isn't this usage universal? For example, Mark 1:8?
There is no word in Mark 1:8 that has an accent on the antepenult followed
by an enclitic.

Carlton L. Winbery
Fogleman Professor of Religion
Louisiana College
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Phone (318) 487-7241

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