edited by Meagan Ayer et al.
12. Words of two syllables are accented on the first syllable.
Words of more than two syllables are accented on the Penult1 if it is long.
Otherwise on the Antepenult.
a. When an enclitic is joined to a word, the accent falls on the syllable before the enclitic, whether long or short.
ită'que (and ... so)
As distinguished from
also, (according to some)
- Certain apparent compounds of faciōretain the accent of the simple verb.
calefă'cit (see § 266.a).
Note— These were not true compounds, but phrases.
- In the second declension the genitive and vocative of nouns in -ius and the genitive of those in -iumretain the accent of the nominative
inge'nī (see § 49.c).
- Certain words which have lost a final vowel retain the accent of the complete words
illī'c for illī'ce
prōdū'c for prōdūce
sati'n for sati'sne.