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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Delay in the performance of an obligation.

Usage examples (23)
  • Are we really using the term mora for writing systems now?
  • The metrical unit in versification is a short syllable, technically called a mora (v).
  • Parliamente eba lefa ka mora nako e telele (6 months) Base ba fumani le mangolo a tswang maqwethweng.
  • A mora is a unit of prosodic weight, so whether a coda consonant is moraic is a matter of whether it makes a syllable heavy. for more
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