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Grassman's law

noun, Linguistics
1.
an observation, made by H. G. Grassman, that when aspirated consonants occurred in successive syllables in Sanskrit and classical Greek, one, usually the first, was unaspirated, becoming a voiced stop in Sanskrit and a voiceless stop in Greek.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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