e-grade

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e-grade (uncountable)

  1. (Indo-European linguistics) In Proto-Indo-European linguistics, a term used to describe an ablaut form of a root characterised by the presence of the */e/ phoneme.
    *bʰer- is the e-grade of the root meaning 'to carry, bear'.

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  • full grade

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Last modified on 9 November 2013, at 06:12