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Definition: sound shifting
(lout"f[e^]r*sh[=e]`b[oo^]ng), n.; pl. Lautverschiebungen
(lout"f[e^]r*sh[=e]`b[oo^]ng*en). [G.; laut sound +
verschiebung shifting.] (Philol.)
(a) The regular changes which the primitive Indo-European
stops, or mute consonants, underwent in the Teutonic
languages, probably as early as the 3d century b. c.,
often called the first Lautverschiebung
, sound shifting
, or consonant shifting
(b) A somewhat similar set of changes taking place in the
High German dialects (less fully in modern literary
German) from the 6th to the 8th century, known as the
, the results of which form the
striking differences between High German and The Low
German Languages. The statement of these changes is
commonly regarded as forming part of Grimm's law
because included in it as originally framed.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]