mimation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ميم (the Arabic letter corresponding to M) +‎ -ation, after nunation.

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NounEdit

mimation (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The addition of an -m suffix to the vocalic case markers (/a/, /i/ and /u/) in Semitic languages, especially Akkadian.
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