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Vowel harmony: Quiz

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Question 1: See the articles on ________ and Jōdai Tokushu Kanazukai for more information.
Japanese languageOld JapaneseLate Middle JapaneseEarly Middle Japanese

Question 2: [3] Many ________ exhibit disharmony.
LoanwordGerman languageEnglish languageFrench language

Question 3: ________ has slang words that have roots violating vowel harmony, e.g.
German languageFinlandHelsinki slangSwedish language

Question 4: ________ (standard Estonian however has lost much of its vowel harmony)
Uralic languagesTurkic languagesAfroasiatic languagesAltaic languages

Question 5: This restriction is further complicated by (i) long high vowels being lowered and (ii) an ________ [i] which does not harmonize with stem vowels.
EpenthesisPalatalizationVowel harmonyConsonant mutation

Question 6: Proponents of Korean as an ________ use the existence of vowel harmony in Korean to support their argument.
Mayan languagesAltaic languagesBurushaskiNivkh language

Question 7: The term umlaut is also used in a different sense to refer to a type of ________.
ApophonyGrammatical numberInflectionTone (linguistics)

Question 8: Vowel harmony is a type of long-distance assimilatory ________ process involving vowels that occurs in some languages.
Irish phonologyEnglish phonologyPhonologyInternational Phonetic Alphabet

Question 9: In the ________, there are three classes of vowels – front, back, and neutral, where each front vowel has a back vowel pairing.
Estonian languageHungarian languageMari languageFinnish language

Question 10: Vowel harmony appears in many Uralic and almost all ________.
BurushaskiAltaic languagesMayan languagesNivkh language







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