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  • n. A specific occurrence of palatalization that occurred in the Proto-Slavic language, in which a consonant combined with the palatal approximant /j/ to form a palatalized consonant.
  • n. Any similar process occurring in a later Slavic language or elsewhere.


From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iōta) + English -tion. (Wiktionary)


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