"a-stem" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: a-stems [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun}} a-stem (plural a-stems)
  1. (linguistics) A word, especially a noun in Indo-European linguistics, whose stem ends in /a/. Categories (topical): Linguistics
    Sense id: a-stem-en-noun-KZQid~6D Topics: human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

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