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    Is 'be' pronounced with a Fall-Rise?

    I am looking for examples of the Fall-Rise tone. In the following extract from the movie:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B72...it?usp=sharing

    is the word 'be' (in "miserable he may be") pronounced with a Fall-Rise Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	1890 (as a sort of "wave" of tone) or just with a rise Click image for larger version. 

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    And the same question about the word 'agreeable' in the following extract:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B72...it?usp=sharing


    Is itor Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	1891 or perhaps some other tone?
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    Re: Is 'be' pronounced with a Fall-Rise?

    It sounds like a rise to me.

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