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1) ablaut. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ablaut, (ap´lout) (KEY) [Ger.,=off-sound], in inflection, vowel variation (as in English sing, sang, sung, song) caused by former differences in syllabic accent....

2) ablaut. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...European languages, that accompanies a change in grammatical function; for example, i, a, u in sing, sang, sung. Also called gradation. German : ab, off (from Middle...

3) gradation. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...gradation, see ablaut....

4) abseil. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...To rappel. German abseilen, to descend at the end of a rope : ab, down, off; see ablaut + Seil, rope (from Middle High German, from Old High German)....

5) gradation. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See synonyms at nuance. 3. The act of gradating or arranging in grades. 4. Linguistics See ablaut. Latin gradtio, gradtion-, from gradus, step. See grade.graˇdationˇal...

6) umlaut. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...deem. Umlaut is also called mutation and inflection. For the variation of sing, sang, see ablaut. Umlaut is also the name for the diacritical symbol placed above...

7) series. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...b. Baseball The World Series. 9. Linguistics A set of vowels or diphthongs related by ablaut, as in sing, sang, sung, and song. in series In an arrangement that forms...

8) grade. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...crossbreeding one of purebred stock with one of ordinary stock. 12. Linguistics A degree of ablaut. Inflected forms: gradˇed, gradˇing, grades1. To arrange in steps...

9) accent. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lends a special shade of meaning, as when one speaks in harsh or gentle accents. See also ablaut and phonetics....

10) inflection. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...just as expressive as any other and can develop new vocabulary to fit new situations. See ablaut; grammar; umlaut; English language....

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