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Hljóðsgrein merkir hæð samstafligrar raddar, en andi digrleik hennar, sem skilja má, at hvern raddarstaf verðr at nefna meir með sundrloknum munni, ef áblásning fylgir.
(Accent marks the height of syllabic voice and aspiration its depth, as can be discerned because each vowel becomes pronounced more with an open mouth if it follows aspiration. )
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