Definition of vowel gradation in English:

vowel gradation

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noun

  • another term for ablaut.
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    • There are 17 lettered consonants and 11 lettered vowels in alternate combination with vowel gradations to signify plurals and tenses.
    • When ablaut is a regular feature of a language's grammar, it is often called vowel gradation.
    • The Semitic languages preserve an admirable art of fine distinctions of meaning through many vowel gradations.

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