Ablaut of Japanese Compound Nouns

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This paper describes Japanese ablaut from the historical point of view. The ablaut is said to be a morphological phenomenon which occurred in ancient Japanese. For example, the vowel differences of /ɑ/ and /e/ are seen in the words amagumo ‘rain cloud’ and amefuri... View more
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