What is the function of the stressed syllable?
The ictus (stressed syllable) in English doesn't normally have a function - it is just an arbitrary historical feature of the language. Very occasionally a change in ictus will alter the meaning of a word: You can conVERSE with someone (hold a dialogue with them) but their opinions might be the CONverse (opposite) of yours. And sometimes ictus can alter the meaning of a sentence (though usually only in speech, not written down). (See the link). But situations where ictus matters are unusual, normally it...
Asked in Latin to English
What is 'ictus soncreintus habitant'?
In the phrase 'ictus soncreintus habitant', the beginning syllables 'soncre-' are unknown. Otherwise, the phrase may mean literally The blows dwell inside, which may be translated more smoothly as The blows are felt inwardly or The blows hurt. In the word-by-word translation, the noun derived from the past participle 'ictus' means 'blow, stroke'. The adverb 'intus' means 'inside, inwardly'. The verb 'habitant' means '[they] dwell, inhabit'. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in Milano ictus - 2011?
The cast of Milano ictus - 2011 includes: Dome Bulfaro as Ambrogio Colombo Danno Compound as Coro del Duomo di Milano Francesco Marelli as Cantastorie Lorenzo Pierobon as Solista Massimiliano Varotto as Maestro del Coro ...
What causes tingling sensation on the side of one's head?
A feeling of shock caused by the fact you just got something amazing or that something unbelievable just happened. It can also be caused by a past slight concussion to the head and a similar reenactment to how that concussion was caused. ...