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Definition of the noun ablaut

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noun - plural: ablauts

  1. a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

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Google previewHandbook of Linguistic Terms (2006)

by Sharad Rajimwale

A Ablaut Refers to the variations in the root vowel between verb forms as in ring, rang, rung. This is also called vowel gradation. Acoustic Phonetics The physical properties of speech sounds form the domain of speech sounds. The latter are ...

Google previewLoan Phonology and the Two Transfer Types in Language Contact (1988)

by Frans van Coetsem

Ablaut is a vowel alternation used - primarily for distinguishing tense — in the so- called strong verbs, as in English drink (pres. ) ...

Google previewBibliotheca Sacra (1919)

Ablaut is a variation in the root vowel, as in " sing, sang, sung," or " sink, sank, sunk." It is common in Anglo-Saxon and German. Where the same result is obtained by the use of -ed or -t, the verb is a weak one, technically speaking. Stem Vol.

Google previewJohnson's Universal Cyclopædia (1898)

A New Edition by Charles Kendall Adams

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-Euro£ speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teuonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the Teutonic ...

Google previewThe Universal Cyclopaedia (1899)

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-European speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teutonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the ...

Google previewJohnson's Universal Cyclopedia (1893)

A New Edition by Charles Kendall Adams

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-European speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teutonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the ...

Google previewUniversal cyclopædia and atlas (1909)

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-European speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teutonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the ...

Google previewThe Universal Cyclopædia (1900)

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-European speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctivel Teutonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the ...

Google previewJohnson's Universal Cyclop:dia (1893)

A New Edition

Ablaut is an Indo-European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-European speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teutonic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the ...

Google previewUniversal Cyclopaedia and Atlas (1908)

by Charles Kendall Adams, Rossiter Johnson

Ablaut is an Indo¢European phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the parent Indo-Euron speech. Umlaut, or mutation, is a distinctively Teunic phenomenon produced under conditions existing in the separate life of the Teutonic ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

Ablaut is an inheritance from the hypothetical IndoAblution Germanic parent-speech, and is connected there with the influence of.

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

phonology: reduplication, ablaut durative, vowel-loss in root, syntactic analysis: transitive ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics (2000)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

ablaut (also apophony, vowel gradation) In IE languages, variation in the vowel of a root for ...

Google previewYir-Yoront Lexicon (1991)

Sketch and Dictionary of an Australian Language by Barry Alpher

Marking of tense Tense is marked by suffixation and in certain categories also by ablaut. There are five regular patterns of tense-inflection, or 'conjugations'. Each verb root belongs to one and only one of these conjugations. The verb 'give' (as ...

Google previewCurrent Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon (2005)

by Lutz Edzard

Proto-Hamitosemitic and language typology Proto-Hamitosemitic dialects used both internal inflexion (ablaut, apo- phony) and external inflexion which were interconnected resulting in discontinuous morphemes. Grammatical affixes were of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Varieties of English (2013)

by Raymond Hickey

ablaut. A change in the stem vowel of a verb to indicate a change in tense, normally from past topreteriteorwiththe past...

Ablaut is common in Germanic and is still seeninstrongverbs in English, cf. sing–sang–sung (three different vowel ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

ablaut /'æblɑʊt/ n. (also vowel gradation, apophony) 1.

Google previewA Gothic Etymological Dictionary (1986)

by Winfred Philipp Lehmann

MLG tchdve, OHG tcuoppa f scale, with same ablaut grade as in prt, Ol tköf, OE scöf, ...

Google previewAn Analytic Dictionary of the English Etymology (2008)

An Introduction by Anatoly Liberman

The adverb ultimately has little value because Germanic a and o belong to different ablaut series and no evidence supports Whitehall's statement on the same page that all those words, “as we have seen,” are related to *leudh-. We have seen ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

ABLAUT, ill/lout; Ger. pron. Hp'lout, or Vowel Gradation. The name given by German scholars, ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1912)

For Use in Schools and Colleges by Francis George Fowler

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Scrabble value of A1B3L1A1U1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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