Which syllable in carbonaceous is most heavily stressed?

1 Answer
Jun 1, 2017


The most heavily stressed syllable would be "-nace-."


According to Merriam-Webster's website
(Would that be a Merriam Webstersite? Maybe just Webstite? I digress.)

According to their website, the phonetic pronunciation looks like this:


Basically, "nā" gets the stress, and "kär" gets the secondary stress.

This is shown by the apostrophe and the comma coming before these syllables respectively.