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The reason is simple, French tend to avoid three consonants in a row so in this case the schwa is indeed often pronounced. This doesn't apply to all combinations of consonants, some of them like "str" aren't an issue. There are even a few cases where four consonants in a row can be pronounced: Il a pas de scrupules -> [ʁy.pyl] Note ...


The most complete freely accessible source for the dating and chronology of sound changes in French is in my opinion the histolf site of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and especially its pages on the development of each Latin phoneme into French: (each phoneme is then examined environnement by ...


In normal speech the vowel "e" (récupèrera) is not pronounced. However, this form is still not pronounced as "récupéra", there is a small difference which is enough to distinguish the two; this difference is simply that r is pronounced twice. récupèreras isolated prononciation \ʁɛ.ʁə.ʁa\                       normal pronunciation \...


The e in récupéreras is e muet, like the second e in appeler or the final e in appelle. If pronounced, it would be a schwa, but schwa is often elided in present-day French. When schwa is pronounced vs. elided is a complicated topic.

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