vowel mutation


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vowel mutation

n.
See umlaut.

vowel mutation

n
(Linguistics) another name for umlaut
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Furthermore, the comparison of (synchronic) vowel harmony and (diachronic) vowel mutation may shed more light on the factors that are responsible for the prevalence of similarity or contrast.
Diacritical marks that indicate vowel mutation also give rise to a different order.
It all seemed pretty effortless to him and he happily swapped jokes about student life at Aberystwyth and the difficulties of vowel mutations.