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Grassmann's law (linguistics)

A modification of Grimm's law, devised to explain exceptions to it, such as the English daughter, which was duhita in Sanskrit but according to Grimm's law should have been dhuhita. ...

Grassmann's law (linguistics)

Grassmann's law (linguistics) n.   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...'s law (linguistics) n . A modification of Grimm's law , devised to explain exceptions to it, such as the English daughter , which was duhita in Sanskrit but according to Grimm's law should have been dhuhita . Grassmann's law asserts that a sequence of two aspirates ( 2 ) in a word is sufficient to block the sound shift of Grimm's law. [Named after the German–Polish mathematician and physicist Hermann G(ünther) Grassmann ( 1809–77 ) who formulated it in 1863...

Grassmann's law (linguistics)

Grassmann's law (linguistics)  

A modification of Grimm's law, devised to explain exceptions to it, such as the English daughter, which was duhita in Sanskrit but according to Grimm's law should have been dhuhita. Grassmann's law ...
aspiration

aspiration  

1 A hope, desire, or ambition to achieve a specified goal. Hence an aspiration level or level of aspiration is a goal or target that a person sets for future achievement.2 Audible breath that may ...
Grimm's law

Grimm's law  

A proposition about various shifts that occurred in the pronunciation of plosive consonants between the Proto-Indo-European language and the various Indo-European languages, including English, that ...
Grimm's law

Grimm's law n.   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...are [k] to [x] (the final phoneme in the Scots loch ), [b] to [p], [d] to [t], [g] to [k], [b h ] (aspirated, that is, accompanied by a brief [h]-sound) to [b], [d h ] to [d], and [g h ] to [g]. See also Grassmann's law (linguistics) . [Named after the German philologist Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm ( 1785–1863 ) who formulated it in 1822...

aspiration

aspiration n.   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...( 1 ) of English, the initial consonants in the words pen, ten , and ken are followed by a brief sound like /h/ before the voicing of the vowel begins, but when /p/, /t/, or /k/ is preceded by /s/, as in spy, sty , and sky , it is not aspirated. See also Grassmann's law (linguistics) . aspirate vb. 1. To pronounce a speech sound with aspiration. n. 2. A speech sound pronounced with aspiration. [From Latin aspirare to aspire to achieve something, from ad to + spirare to breathe + -ation indicating a process or...

Morphology and Phonotactics

Morphology and Phonotactics   Reference library

Maria Gouskova

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology

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...harmony. In Turkish, for example, stress assignment, vowel harmony, and syllabification operate over the same morphosyntactically defined domains: within stems but not across compounds or phonological words ( Kabak & Vogel, 2001 ). The aspiration dissimilation rule known as Grassmann’s Law is also usually restricted to apply within morphosyntactic domains. In Ancient Greek and Sanskrit, roots cannot contain more than one aspirated stop ( Steriade, 1982 ). In Ofo, the co-occurrence restriction on aspirated stops holds within roots as a static constraint but is...

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