Talk:Bangalore

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I don't believe these rhymes are correct. Bangalore has the stress on the first syllable and as such a true rhyme must end /-{Ng@lO:(r)/ and just /-O:(r)/, which has only secondary emphasis.

What do conventional rhyming dictionaries do in such cases? I'm no rhyme expert. — Hippietrail 06:20, 21 Apr 2004 (UTC)

While "rhyme" in a phonological sense is just a syllable's vowel and coda, when determining whether two words rhyme or not one counts from the stressed vowel onwards. There are actually names for this: male rhyme is a one-syllable rhyme, female rhyme or double rhyme is a two-syllable rhyme, and triple rhyme is a three-syllable rhyme. Since all the rhymes in Template:-ore are male, Bangalore, which requires a triple rhyme, doesn't belong here. (Now, nevermore, maybe...) —Muke Tever 07:11, 21 Apr 2004 (UTC)
But apparently Bangalore also exists in final-stressed form. My dictionaries differ on this... —Muke Tever 07:23, 21 Apr 2004 (UTC)