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A subsidiary but by no means unimportant grammatical process is that of internal vocalic or consonantal change.
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In Hebrew, as we have seen, vocalic change is of even greater significance than in English.
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In another Indian language, Yokuts, vocalic modifications affect both noun and verb forms.
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Consonantal change as a functional process is probably far less common than vocalic modifications, but it is not exactly rare.
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There is no trace of such vocalic mutation (“umlaut”) in Gothic, our most archaic Germanic language.
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Only later in the history of the language was the vocalic alternation made significant for number.
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All the Germanic languages were familiar with vocalic change as possessed of functional significance.
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It is better to take a as a vocalic abstract prefix and to consider kad as the root.
SUMERIAN HYMNSFREDERICK AUGUSTUS VANDERBURGH
When the word causing mutation ended in a vowel we get the vocalic mutation, called by Irish grammarians aspiration.
Here the assonance is -er (final unstressed -er in standard present-day English represents vocalic r).

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