c) after de- pre- redeserve, preserve, resent.
But when these prefixes are still clearly feit to signify negation, earlier time, repetition, respectively, the following s is voiceless.
The principal words where this is the case are:
desecrate, desolate, desultory, desuetude, presuppose, presentiment 1), resign 2), (= sign again).
Observe: resurrection with s = z.
a) in as, kis, is, was, has.
b) in classical words in es:
c) inflectional s, exc. after voiceless consonant.
beads, joys, he goes, he ends.
Note. Final s becoming medial before vowel, = z.
gas s = s.
gasometer s = z.
1) With which comp.: presentment; s = z.
2) „ ,, „ to resign = abdicate', s — z.