Examples from the Web for penult
The accent is usually on the penult vowel, sometimes on the last, but never on the antipenult.
In such words the accent stands upon the penult, even though that be short.New Latin Grammar|Charles E. Bennett
The accent must fall on the penult, if it was long, otherwise on the antepenult of the word.The Common People of Ancient Rome|Frank Frost Abbott
Note (a) In words of two syllables, it falls on the penult: Cir´-ce.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
The Indian name is pronounced as if written “Thayendanauga,” with accent on penult.The American Revolution|John Fiske