[semivowele] (c.1400)

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[semivowele] (c.1400)


[ FEW: 14,86a vocalis; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  semi-voyel; TLF:  semi-voyelle; OED:  semivowel n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 3021b semivocalis ]
semivouyel,  semivoyel  


1 gramm. 'semi-vowel', consonant whose letter name starts with a vowel
( c.1400; MS: s.xv1 )  Quantez manieres est il de consonantz? Deux. Quelx? Semivouyel ou mute, qar si come chescun vouyel comence de lui mesmes et fin a lui mesmes, ainsi chescun semivoyel comence a un voyel et fine a luie mesmes, sicome ‘l’, ‘m’ et doncques il est appellé un semivouyel  114
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