Auslaut



final position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change.
a sound in this position.

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    (often lowercase) a wine made in Germany from carefully selected ripe grapes. noun a white wine, usually sweet, produced in Germany from individually selected bunches of very ripe grapes

  • Ausonius

    noun Decimus Magnus (ˈdɛsɪməs ˈmæɡnəs). ?310–?395 ad, Latin poet, born in Gaul Historical Examples ausonius was a Christian, but his poems have no specifically Christian contents. A History of Roman Literature Harold North Fowler They are first mentioned by ausonius, who styles them Sillin Insul. The Cornish Coast (South) Charles G. Harper That the mythical […]



  • Auspex

    an augur of ancient Rome. noun (pl) auspices (ˈɔːspɪˌsiːz) (Roman history) another word for augur (sense 1) n. 1590s, “one who observes flights of birds for the purpose of taking omens,” from Latin auspex “interpreter of omens given by birds,” from PIE *awi-spek- “observer of birds,” from *awi- “bird” (see aviary) + *spek- “to see” […]

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    to initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate. Historical Examples Our words “auspicious” and “auspicate” are derived from the “auspices,” or outlook on nature which these seers practised. Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke



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