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Mora

 

in classical versification, the normal duration for the pronunciation of a short syllable, the smallest unit of measure in [quantitative] verse. All remaining units of verse are multiples of a mora: as a rule, a long syllable is equal to two moras, an iambic foot to three moras, and so on.

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Moraic theory does not need to distinguish between nucleus and coda in syllable structure; rather, the property that matters is the number of moras in a syllable, cf.
Ehala (2003: 74) traces this representation to the hypothesis formulated by Bruce Hayes (1995: 299--301), which argues that moras of different levels could be used to describe a language that treats CVC as heavy for some distinctions but light for others.
Moras began his career at Larissa, the Greek side where former Swansea and Wales defender Chris Coleman is now manager, before moving to Proodeftiki and later AEK.
Moras said: "AEK is a very important team in Greece and gave me Champions League experience.
As questoes mais importantes para a Teoria das Moras sao as seguintes: (i) como as linguas atribuem estrutura morica?
Em linguas nas quais ha uma distincao quantitativa, vogais longas possuem duas moras e vogais curtas, uma mora, como nos exemplos (1) e (2) respectivamente.
Las investigaciones han demostrado que los fotoquimicos de las moras pueden retardar el proceso de envejecimiento, aumentar la inmunidad y proteger contra enfermedades cronicas.
Ademas, hay pruebas que han demostrado que las moras congeladas cuando alcanzan su maximo nivel nutritivo, no pierden sus valores como antioxidantes en el proceso de congelamiento.
During a post-lunch respite one recent Wednesday, Camilo Mora and Guillermo Guitron sat down to discuss the family business.
Las Moras features a varietal line in the sub-$10 retail, a reserve line in the sub-$15 retail, and their flagship proprietary red blend, Mora Negra.
Geminates are also preferably voiceless between vowels (Kirchner 2004 : 326) and there is no need to link them to additional moras in order to avoid their weakening.
No entanto, nem esse principio nem qualquer componente do CPM impede que marcas de grade possam surgir em moras nao cabeca do pe: