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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
ablaut
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vowel gradation

[Subentry of gradation, vowel2]

Fr    ablaut, alternance vocalique, apophonie

Synonym(s): ablaut, apophony, vocalic alternation

Related term(s): grade, metaphony

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 207; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 253-254 (= internal inflexion, internal modification, introflexion, internal change); Matthews 1997: 400; Nash 1968: 265; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 180 (= qualitative gradation)


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  volition
  volitional1
  volitive
  volume
  vowel1
  vowel2
  vowel diagram
  vowel point
  vowel quadrangle
  vowel quadrilateral
  vulgar
  wanna-contraction
  wave1
  wave2
  wave theory

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