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Subject: Re: To Elena
Author: Christo   (guest)
Date: August 17, 2005 at 11:16:45 PM
Reply to: Re: To Elena by Caprice
Italian "città" as well as Spanish "ciudad" and French "cité" are descendents from Latin "civitatem" and the stress is preserved on "a". So, it is not an exception.

The rule that the last sylable cannot be stressed is valid for Latin, not for Italian.

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