Auslaut

Auslaut

 

the ultima, position of a sound or cluster of sounds at the end of a word, which is characterized by distinctive phonetic and phono-morphological features. Thus, in Russian, voiced consonants in auslaut are devoiced—for example, rada[rade], “(she) is glad,” but rad[rat], “(he) is glad.”

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You merit all the applause if you can spell 'Erysipelas' or 'Auslaut' or 'Cernuous' or 'Pendeloque' without breaking a sweat - more so if you're barely a teen.
d' vor vorderen Vokalen, im Auslaut jedoch vor dem einst vordervokalischen Stammvokal (z.
In theory, this damma might reflect a genuinely Ethiopian morphological element: the declarative marker -u in Zway (always attached to the final lexeme with a consonantal Auslaut in a declarative sentence [Meyer 2005: 305-6]) or the Main Verb Marker -u in Soddo, Gogot, and Muher (Hetzron 1968).
/r/ in prevocalic and intervocalic position (treiben, drei--ihre, irre, fuhren) as well as in absoluter Auslaut after short vowel (durr) is pronounced as an apical trill in singing.
Note also Bur batd 'bald; hornless' which Berger relates to the same stem (compares it with the semantics of 'skinhead') (B 44), where we have an exact phonetic match with the IE form below, with -a < -[eh.sub.2] in the auslaut.
Hier findet sich das Wort neitst, dessen -t im Auslaut beim Flektieren schwindet (andere Worter des entsprechenden Typs sind va'it 'Abstand', laint 'Welle' und paint 'Hirte', wo -t in manchen Kasus erhalten bleibt).
Note the Auslaut devoicing of the <g> in bergab that does not occur when the <g> is syllable-initial.
On the other hand, there are cases where the stem vowel determines the suffix vowel even if the stem ends in a consonant that unambiguously carries the opposite sound harmony feature: Thus, xelq 'people' takes front vowel suffixes although the consonant auslaut is back (xelgler, xelgte).
The auslaut of sir ought to be "r"; the auslaut of kes/dr/, though by the Isin-Larsa period, kes may appear with a 'd' auslaut.
A syllable may also contain an onset (initial, Anlaut) or a coda (final, Auslaut) consonant cluster.
Dies konnte unter dem Einfluss der Grundform, die in der Fruhzeit fes(z)ec geschrieben werden musste (auch in der Leichenrede wird fur das Phonem k im Auslaut immer das Graphem c verwendet), als fesce in der ungarischen Vorlage gestanden haben.
The aberrant behavior is no doubt due to some kind of low level auslaut affect (such as lenition), which presumably countered to a considerable extent the high vowel effect that was elsewhere audible to the Egyptians.