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  infinitif1
  infinitif2
  infinitif personnel
  infinitif simple
  infirmer
  infixation
  infixe
inflexion1
  inflexion2
  influence
  influencer
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metaphony

Fr    inflexion1, métaphonie, mutation vocalique, umlaut

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Synonym(s): umlaut, vowel mutation

Related term(s): ablaut, absorption, apophony, assimilation1, attraction, coarticulation, dilation, grade, vocalic alternation, vowel gradation

Domain: Indo-European Historical Linguistics, Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 290; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 254; MacKay 1989: 190 (= mutation, distant vowel assimilation, vowel dilation); Matthews 1997: 224; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 135; Trask 1996: 221


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  metadiscourse
  metalanguage1
  metalanguage2
  metalepsis
  metalinguistic
  metalinguistics
  metaphone
metaphony
  metaphor
  metaphorical
  metaphoric(al) code switching
  metaphorical extension
  metaphorically
  metaplasm
  metathesis

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