- inflected without a thematic vowel.
Origin of athematic
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In the verb the athematic conjugation has disappeared and the distinction of primary and secondary endings is not observed.
- music not based on themes
- linguistics (of verbs) having a suffix attached immediately to the stem, without an intervening vowel
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