Syllabic structure of English

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Syllabic structure of English by Mind Map: Syllabic structure of English

1. Functions

1.1. constitutive

1.2. distinctive

1.3. identificatory

2. Types

2.1. slope (non-syllabic)

2.2. crest or peak (syllabic)

2.3. according to the length

2.3.1. short

2.3.2. long

2.4. according to the pitch

2.4.1. low-even

2.4.2. mid-even

2.4.3. high-even

2.5. according to the accentual weight

2.5.1. stressed

2.5.2. unstressed

3. Syllable division

3.1. Classification 1

3.1.1. Open

3.1.2. closed

3.1.3. covered

3.1.4. uncovered

3.2. Clasification 2

3.2.1. weak-end

3.2.2. strong-end

4. Theories of syllable formation and syllable devision

4.1. Expiratory

4.2. Sonority theory or prominence

4.3. articulatory tension theory

4.3.1. сильноконечная

4.3.2. двухвершинная

4.3.3. сильноначальная

4.4. pharyngeal contraction

4.5. Zhinkin's theory

4.5.1. arc of articulatory tension

4.5.2. arc of articulatory energy

5. Juncture phoneme

5.1. open

5.2. close