stem vowel


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a vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection

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16) that is, languages that are unambiguously analysed as V-to-T, typically consists of a root segment on the one hand and a so-called stem vowel or thematic vowel segment on the other, a situation that these languages inherit from their Latin ancestor: see (13) below.
As observed above, the analysis proposed here claims that V-to-T is a core syntax process triggered by rich morphology in the way to be justified below - note for now the reference above to the so-called stem vowel, and the potential impact it can have systematically upon [tau]-features and/or [phi]-features.
In a few verbs with a final long stem vowel in the perfective stem, agreement is expressed by vowel quality alone.
The examples in (60b) further demonstrate that stem vowels must be both high and identical.
031) NOM-GEN NOM-PART NOM-ILL Sp1 +++ +++ +++ Sp2 +++ +++ +++ Sp3 +++ +++ +++ Table 11 Types of analyzed nouns ending in a vowel other than a/a Type Structure Stem vowel tano- 'house' CVCV o pollu- 'dust' CVCV u/o kaivo- 'well' CVVCV o kirstu- 'chest' CVCCCV u pikari- 'shot glass' CVCVCV i Table 12 The average length and standard deviation (in ms) of segments (CVCV type) NOM [V.
In West Semitic languages, such as Hebrew, the Piel and Hiphil do not have an initial stem vowel and the underlying development is *y-qattil > *yqattil > *y[partial derivative]qattil in the Piel and *y-haqtil > *yhaqtil > yaqtil in the Hiphil; Izre'el 1991: 46.
But whatever the signification of <y> and <i> (whether there has been a merger, or merely lexical redistribution), late WS <hi> / <hy> may be interpreted as evidence of loss of inflectional {[LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]}, leaving only the etymological stem vowel /i:/, itself available for representation by <y>.
2) gradational a/a-stems (the stem vowel can be found in the present 3Sg form or both in nominative singular and nominative plural forms);
In order to be able to assign its frontness to the suffix vowel, the second stem vowel should be more similar to the suffix vowel than the first.
endings from thematic *-ai-sa, *-ai-ta and athematic *-i-sa, *-i-ta, respectively; both assume "long i" as the Digor stem vowel, but this cannot continue either PIr.
iii) from when onwards we can expect the appearance of a short stem vowel /i/ (cf.
A closer analysis reveals the constraints in the syncretism patterns and the importance of morphonology and the stem vowel.
The suffix -hta does not affect the stem vowel of the word stem as evidenced in nah-ta (see-INF): nage-n (see-1SG) > nage-hta-da (see-MOM-INF) 'see', olda : ole-n > 'ole-hta-da be', ist-ta : istu-n > 'istu-hta-da sit'.
He concludes that in addition to the sound change of Vowel Apocope, which is already introduced in the Sino-Germanic section, the sound change of Stem Vowel Metathesis is another very useful conception in the Sino-Uralic studies.
3) The long i in the Enets general prohibitive auxiliary (Castren 1854 : 518) has obviously emerged through adherence of the plural marker *j that designates any plural object, on the one hand, and the marker *j of reflexive conjugation, to the original stem vowel e (ni- < *ne-j-), on the other (see e.