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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of iotize.
  • adj. Of a spoken vowel sound, preceded with the i sound.
  • adj. Denoting a letter representing an iotized vowel, like Russian я, ю, ё, е or an early Cyrillic letter originating as a ligature with the Greek iota: ꙗ, ѥ, ю, ѩ, ѭ.


1854 pre-iotized, 1874 iotize, 1890 iotised. See iotize. (Wiktionary)


  • The modern monophthongal vowels come first, with the derived forms interspersed according to their form: first added i, then iotized, then iotized with added i.

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