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  assertion
  assibilation
  assibiler
  assignation
  assignation de cas
  assigner (à)
  assimilation
  assimilation (linguistique)
  s'assimiler (à)
  associatif1
  association
  Association Phonétique Internationale
  associer (à)
  assonance
  assourdi

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distant assimilation

[Subentry of assimilation, distant]

Fr    assimilation à distance, dilation

Synonym(s): dilation, distance assimilation, incontinguous assimilation, non-contiguous assimilation

Antonym(s): contact assimilation, contiguous assimilation, juxtapositional assimilation

Related term(s): mutation, vowel harmony

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 21; Hock 1986: 63-64; Lehmann 1992: 195 (= assimilation at a distance); MacKay 1989: 139, 159; Onishi 1981: 61 (= assimilation at a distance); Pei & Gaynor 1954: 59; Trask 1996: 117


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  displacement
  dispositio
  disposition
  disprove
  dissimilation
  distal
  distant
  distinction
  distinctive
  distinctive feature
  distinctive tone
  distinctiveness
  distinguish
  distinguisher
  distortion

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