a set of changes that take place in the articulation of one or more consonant phonemes between an earlier and a later stage of a language.
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Why Are A, E, I, O, U, And Y Called “Vowels”?In elementary school, we all learned the vowels of the English language: A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y. But, what makes a vowel a vowel?
- consonant system,
- consonantal alliteration,
Origin of consonant shift
First recorded in 1885–90
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