dissimilate

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become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities

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make dissimilar

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become dissimilar or less similar

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When such contrasts arise, the new /aeh/ has joined the long vowels and behaves exactly as long-ago argued by Stockwell for in-gliding vowels (most recently Stockwell - Minkova (1988), with references to earlier work), namely it dissimilates by raising the first element of the diphthong.
However, if a glottal stop (usually written') follows the initial vowel, the initial glottal stop dissimilates to an [h], which is phonemic in other environments (Pfeiffer 1972: 162).