Definition of Stem vowel

1. Noun. A vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection.

Exact synonyms: Thematic Vowel
Generic synonyms: Vowel, Vowel Sound



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stem Vowel

stem-winder
stem and leaf
stem blight
stem canker
stem cell
stem cells
stem family
stem ginger
stem lettuce
stem node
stem stitch
stem the tide
stem turn
stem vowel (current term)
stemarene
stembok
stemboks
stembuck
stembucks
stemcell
stemcells
steme
stemed
stemes
steming
stemless
stemless carline thistle
stemless daisy

Literary usage of Stem vowel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"This is a partial assimilation of the stem vowel to the vowel in the following ... The stem vowel и was in an earlier period changed to o, when an a, e, ..."

2. An Elementary Grammar of the Greek Language: Containing a Series of Greek by Raphael Kühner (1846)
"The short stem-vowel of many verbs is lengthened in the Près. and Impf. ... Change or Variation of the Stem-vowel. 1. The change or variation of the ..."

3. An Elementary Grammar of the Greek Language: Containing a Series of Greek by Raphael Kühner, Samuel Harvey Taylor (1853)
"The short stem-vowel of many verbs is lengthened in the Près and Impf. ... Change or Variation of the Stem-vowel. 1. The change or variation of the ..."

4. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1886)
"The STEM-VOWEL a is generally weakened to i, sometimes to e: cadi, ... Some lengthen the Stem-Vowel:s •gdj egl; " ag; " eg; to drive. ems, SmI; Stem, em; ..."

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