Stress in denique

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Stress in denique

Post by Constantinus Philo » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:26 am

I have always wondered how denique should be stressed.

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Re: Stress in denique

Post by bedwere » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:49 am

On the antepenultimate. It is not deni + que:

dēnĭquē

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Re: Stress in denique

Post by Alatius » Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:08 pm

Yes, stress on the first syllable, but I also want to add that the finale e is short: dēnĭquĕ. Lewis & Short erroneously mark it and many other instances of final -ĕ as long: cf. https://www.jstor.org/stable/641434

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Re: Stress in denique

Post by Barry Hofstetter » Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:41 pm

Alatius wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:08 pm
Yes, stress on the first syllable, but I also want to add that the finale e is short: dēnĭquĕ. Lewis & Short erroneously mark it and many other instances of final -ĕ as long: cf. https://www.jstor.org/stable/641434
Of course this wouldn't change the pronunciation, but this is something I've never noticed, but I also don't know if I've ever looked up denique in L&S. My Logos edition of L&S doesn't do this, leaving the syllable unmarked:

dēnĭque...

Now I'll have to look at some of the beginning texts I have around to see if they do it.
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