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Stress and Emphasis

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These cognates are easily mispronounced, just because the emphasis is different between the two languages. Latin roots often have an opposite stress pattern in Afrikaans and English.

English Afrikaans
président
mí­nister
lémon
válley
áctive
dí­álogue
téleskoop
pátriot
rébel
expériment
horí­zon
fí­gure
presidént
miní­ster
lemóén
valléí­
aktí­éf
dialóóg
teleskóóp
patriót
rebél
eksperimént
hórison
figúúr