Word of the day

Ablaut – alternation in the vowels of related word forms, especially in Germanic strong verbs; a systematic variation of vowels in the same root or affix or in related roots or affixes especially in the Indo-European languages that is usually paralleled by differences in use or meaning; regular alternation in the internal phonological structure of a word element, especially alternation of a vowel, that is coordinated with a change in grammatical function or combination.

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