Definition of Devoicing

1. Verb. (present participle of devoice) ¹



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Definition of Devoicing

1. devoice [v] - See also: devoice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devoicing

deviving
devize
devkit
devkits
devling
devlings
devocalize
devocalized
devocalizes
devocalizing
devocation
devocations
devoice
devoiced
devoices
devoicing (current term)
devoid
devoid of(p)
devoidness
devoir
devoirs
devolatilization
devolatilizations
devolatilize
devolatilizer
devolatilizers
devolution
devolutional
devolutionary
devolutionist

Literary usage of Devoicing

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1. Native Writings in Massachusett by Ives Goddard, Kathleen Joan Bragdon (1988)
"... reflex of the sequence that was the source of |-e| (in Massachusett terms |u| + |y|), showing devoicing of the word-final |y| to an [h]-like segment and ..."

2. On Calculating the Factor of Chance in Language Comparison by Donald A. Ringe (1992)
"... word as pronounced in isolation; in practice, this means that I have ignored (or "undone") the automatic word-final devoicing of obstruents in German. ..."

3. Afrika und √úbersee by Carl Meinhof (1845)
"Also, our analysis will show that systematic devoicing in morpheme-final position ... This devoicing results in instances of neutralization of contrasts, ..."

4. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"Linguistic change as a socio-cultural phenomenon: A study of the Old Spanish sibilant devoicing. PhD Dissertation, Pennsylvania State University. . 1979. ..."

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