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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 vocalic contrasts displayed by figure 1 have been largely discussed in the literature as ablaut (or apophony) and the different vocalic value are usually referred to as ablaut grades.
As regards the historical phonology of the Ob-Ugric forms, the vowel correspondence is regular: the regular reflexes of PU *a(- a) are PKh *a and PMs *u, and the attested PKh *i is the high ablaut grade of *a (Helimski 2001; [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2006 : 42), implying that there has been a lost suffix in the stem that triggered the ablaut.
The regular verbs fall into more than thirty ablaut classes (Nichols & Vagapov 2004: 685).
This mechanism can be combined with vowel deletion (Tsez Yudi 'day', GEN1 Yud-e-s), ablaut (Hinuq buq 'sun') and various oblique markers (Khwarshi is 'sibling').
I will now show, that as for the analysis of Tibetan words eleven morphological and morpho-phonological categories are available, namely prefixation (1), suffixation (2), infixation (3), vowel variation or ablaut (4), variation in place of articulation (5), variation in manner of articulation (6), assimilation (7), dissimilation (8), metathesis (9), elision (10), contraction (11).
Spoken German with its abundant use of Umlaut and Ablaut is a case in point (cf.
Sao ainda analisados outros desenvolvimentos, como as oracoes encaixadas, construcoes mais complexas com a copula, o ablaut nos verbos irregulares e a metafonia nos verbos regulares.
Ablaut of course serves the same differentiating purpose.
48) During the period 1997-2005, for example, forecasting error for GDP growth averaged ablaut 0.
The Sinhala language is characterized by the melodic shifty stress or its essence, the opposition between long and short vowels, the Ablaut variants of the vowels and the syllabic alphabet which, of course, might impact the vowel harmony and can be a feature of all the leveled Indo-European languages.
When teaching lifeguard personnel ablaut positive pressure ventilation using a personal resuscitation mask, a personal resuscitation shield, or a bag-valve-mask resuscitator, suction equipment should absolutely be a part of the instruction.
Down below, the driver of a blast-hole drill is slowly working his way around the perimeter of this bench, boring a sixty-foot-deep hole ablaut every ten feet.
On the other hand, she continues to inform us copiously ablaut British Victorian Roman Catholic writings, many of them likely influences upon Hopkins (pp.
Certainly there are lingering concerns ablaut first costs and return on investment (ROI), but the USGBC's accelerating growth is due, in large part, to more and more companies realizing that the environment and the economy can co-exist very profitably and--literally--under one roof.
In Old English, both the ablaut formation and suffixation existed with the same meaning" (Bybee, et al.