Answers to Stress Practice

Directions: English words have stress just like Lakota. See if you can mark where stress occurs on the following English words. Listening for stress in English will help you notice it better in Lakota.

   holy = hóly

1. relax = reláx
2. refrigerator = refrígerator
3. cataract = cátaract
4. numerical = numérical
5. sentimental = sentiméntal

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