What does assibilation mean?

assibilation meaning in General Dictionary

Change of a non sibilant letter to a sibilant as of tion to shun duke to abandon

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  • the development of a consonant phoneme into a sibilant
  • pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
  • Change of a non-sibilant page to a sibilant, byu000du000a -tion to -shun, duke to ditch.

assibilation - German to English

assibilation


assibilation meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Change of a non-sibilant page to a sibilant, since -tion to -shun, duke to ditch.


Sentence Examples with the word assibilation

Martiis) shows its derivation and exhibits the assibilation of -tio- into -tso- proper to many Oscan dialects (see Osca Lingua) but strange to classical Latin.

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