ablaut

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a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

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The Proto-Germanic apophony in this case must have been *ders- *dars-, *durs-, *durs- and due to subsequent phonological changes the following cognate forms developed in Germanic languages: