Grassman's law

noun Linguistics.
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.

1890–95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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