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" In the syllables of English words, a consonant between two vowels, or merely preceded by a vowel, is frequently joined in pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in... "
French and English Self-taught: Vocabulaire Français Et Anglais Comprenant ... - Page 5
by Xavier Méfret - 1882 - 80 pages
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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - French language - 1851 - 472 pages
...syllable, as crim in indiscriminately (see the remarks on accent or stress, pages 16 and 351) ; whereas in French words a consonant between two vowels is always joined to the following vowel or vowels, and the frequency of that kind of syllabic division causes the initial consonancy to predominate in...
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The beginner's own French book. [With] Key, Volume 1

Charles Jean Delille - 1853
...; petit à petit, little by litile ; which are pronounced voilal printemps, jrous vois, pti tap ti. DIVISION OF WORDS INTO SYLLABLES. In French words...always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, atom ; i-gno-rant (gn is here a liquid consonant) ; i-nu-ti-le, useless ; é-toi-le, star....
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The complete French class-book; or, Grammatical and idiomatical French manual

Alfred G. Havet - 1853
...pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in nt'-nm, man'-u-al, choc'-o-late, ig'-no-rant ; whereas in French words a consonant between two vowels is always joined to the following vowel or vowel*, as in a-to-me, ччг-nu-el, cho-colat, i-gno-raat (.</« is here a liquid consonant), i-nu-ti-le,...
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Répertoire des prosateurs français; or, Selections in prose from the best ...

Charles Jean Delille - French literature - 1855 - 564 pages
...pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in at'-om, man'-u-al, choc*-o-hte, ig'-no-rant ; whereas in French words a consonant between two vowels is always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, .manu-el, cho-co-lat, i-gno-rant (gn is here a liquid consonant), i-nu-ti-le, and the frequency...
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Grammar of French grammars on an entirely new plan. The complete French ...

Alfred G. Havet - 1863
...in pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in atf-mn, man'-u-al, choc'-o-late, vj-no-rant; whereas in French words a consonant between two vowels is always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, ma-nu-el, cho-co-lat, ir/no-rant, (gn is here a liquid consonant), i-nu-ti-le, and the...
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Elements of French grammar

Victor Richon - French language - 1866 - 61 pages
...joined in pronunciation to that vowel, as in at'-om, mcm'-u-al, clioc'-o-late, ig'-no-rant; whereas in french words, a consonant between two vowels is...always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, ma-nu-el, cho-co-lat, i-gno-rant, i-nu-tile, and the frequency of that kind of syllabic...
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Guide to French Conversation

William A. Bellenger, Charles Witcomb - French language - 1867 - 258 pages
...connected with each other that there can be no pause between them ; as, •eoui^Jties^.un^.enfant, you are a child. T of the conjunction et, and, is...always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, atom ; i-gno-rant (<jn is here a liquid consonant ;) i-nu-ti-le, useless ; e-toi-le, star....
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Guide to French Conversation

William A. Bellenger, Charles Witcomb - French language - 1867 - 264 pages
...each other that there can be no pausa detween them ; as, vous^Jèles^,uA^.enfant, you aie I ohild. T of the conjunction et, and, is never sounded. Division of Words into Syllables. In Erench words a consonant between two vowelfl U always joined to the following vowel or vowels, as in...
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Schneider's First year's French course

Charles Henri Schneider - 1870
...That is a very fine stone bridge. Ex. 42. — PRONUNCIATION. DIVISION OF WORDS INTO SYLLABLES. Rule. In French words, a consonant between two vowels is always joined to the following vowel. Ex. : I-nu-tile ; é-loi-le. When there are several consonants, the first is joined to the preceding...
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The first French book, or, Practical French lessons for beginners

Alfred G. Havet - 1884
...frequently joined in pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in nt'-om, man'-u-al, choc'-o-late ; whereas in French words a consonant between two vowels is always joined to th«5 following vowel or vowels, as in a-to-me, eho-eo-laf, i-gnorant (p. xvii.), йш-íi'-Ze (useless),...
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