apophony

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Etymology[edit]

From French apophonie, from apo- + Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ, sound).

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apophony (countable and uncountable, plural apophonies)

  1. (phonetics) Alternation of sounds within a word that indicates grammatical information (often inflectional).

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