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Assibilation

Definition of the noun assibilation

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noun - plural: assibilations

  1. the development of a consonant phoneme into a sibilant
  2. pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound

Alternative definition of the noun assibilation

noun

  1. [linguistics] A sound change resulting in a sibilant consonant, commonly the final phase of palatalization.

Explanation

Assibilation: In linguistics, assibilation is a sound change resulting in a sibilant consonant. It is a form of spirantization, as well as commonly the final phase of palatalization.

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Google previewTransactions and Proceedings (1877)

by American Philological Association

Assibilated forms fall into two classes : First, those in which the result of the assibilation is a simple sound, sh or zli, the two holding to each other the relation of surd and sonant. The former lies between and replaces (1) sy; e. g. sure ...

Google previewTransactions of the American Philological Association (1877)

by American Philological Association

Assibilated forms fall into two classes : First, those in which the result of the assibilation is a simple sound, sh or zli, the two holding to each other the relation of surd and sonant. The former lies between anil replaces (1) sy; e. g. sure ...

Google previewStudies in the History of the English Language VII (2016)

Generalizing vs. Particularizing Methodologies in Historical Linguistic Analysis by Don Chapman, Colette Moore, Miranda Wilcox

Assibilation is a term widely ...

Google previewWorkbook: Problems (2013)

by John Algeo, Carmen Butcher

Assibilation is a process of mutual assimilation whereby an alveolar [t], [d], [s], or [ z] combines with a following palatal [y] to produce a single alveolopalatal consonant. Assibilation did not occur in all dialects of English or in all positions within a ...

Google previewCommunications de la Cinquieme Conference Internationale de Linguistique Historique (1982)

by Anders Ahlqvist

Assibilation is the proper term which correctly indicates the process in the change of the stops to the affricates. Dialectal Borrowing Korean scholars assumed that assibilation in Sino-Korean was an internal development in Sino-Korean and ...

Google previewFormal Perspectives on Romance Linguistics (1999)

Selected papers from the 28th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL XXVIII), University Park, 16–19 April 1998 by Jean-Marc Authier, Barbara E. Bullock, Lisa A. Reed

Introduction Assibilation is the process whereby an alveolar flap [r] or trill [r] is realized phonetically as a strident fricative [t]. This occurs in many Spanish American dialects but is acoustically more marked in the Andean highlands. Descriptive ...

Google previewDictionary Of English Literat. (2002)

by Rajni Sehgal

Assibilation The change of a stop consonant to a sibilant through assimilation, as/ t/to/s/ in admit/admission. assimilation 1 . The process of incorporating new ideas to make them a part of one's present knowledge, as the assimilation of current ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics (1954)

by Mario Pei, Frank Gaynor

ASSIBILATION 20 Lo-Io-Mo-so group and Bodo Naga-Kachin group are preferable to North Assamese and Middle and South Assamese, respectively. assibilation: In phonetical terminology, the process of assimilation (q.v.) by which a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

assibilation /əsıbı'leıʃn̩/ n. The phonological process in which another segment is ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (2007)

by P.H. Matthews

assibilation Change into a *sibilant. Thus ofa sound change in Old English by which e.g. *fetjan >fe[tʃ]an 'to fetch'.

Google previewA Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee (2008)

by Douglas Richard Parks, Lula Nora Pratt

Assibilation of raar-. This rule applies to the final consonant of raar- 'plural; iterative' when followed by a stem-initial t. The r + t sequence results in a contraction to c, as follows: STEM r + t -* с / raar- + t . . .] Example: tiracakasis 'they are close ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics (2000)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

assibilation Any phonological change in which another segment is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

Assibilation of ii and ci, ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

References '> phonetics Assamese => Indo-Aryan assertion => allegation, statement assibilation 1 Formation of an epenthetic (=>epenthesis) sibilant through palatalization between a ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1S1I1B3I1L1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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