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Pochylenie
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Pochylenie ‘stooping’, ‘leaning’, or ścieśnienie ‘squeezing’ or ‘narrowing’ (the latter term is now rarely used), in Polish linguistics refers to the qualitative differentiation of formerly distinctively long and short vowels.

Pochylenie ‘stooping’, ‘leaning’, or ścieśnienie ‘squeezing’ or ‘narrowing’ (the latter term is now rarely used), in Polish linguistics refers to the qualitative differentiation of formerly distinctively opposed long and short vowels. Pochylenie/ścieśnienie refers to higher varieties of mid and low vowels. Narrowed vowels existed as…

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Sawicka, Irena, “Pochylenie”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 11 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032156>
First published online: 2020



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