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, or Dybo-Illič-Svityč's law
, is a Common Slavic accent law named after Russian accentologists Vladimir Dybo
Vladimir Antonovich Dybo is a Russian linguist whose areas of research include the Slavic languages, Indo-European, Nostratic, and Nilo-Saharan....
and Vladislav Illich-Svitych
Vladislav Markovich Illich-Svitych was a Russian linguist and accentologist, also a founding father of comparative Nostratic linguistics.Of Ukrainian descent, he was born in Kiev but later moved to work in Moscow. He resuscitated the long-forgotten Nostratic hypothesis, originally expounded by...
According to the law, accent was shifted from non-acuted syllable to the following syllable if the word belonged to the non-mobile accentual paradigm.
- PSl. *pir̃stu 'finger' (cf. Lithuanian pir̃štas) > *pirstù
- PSl. *kàtu > *katù > Russian kot, G
In grammar, genitive is the grammatical case that marks a noun as modifying another noun...
In linguistics, grammatical number is a grammatical category of nouns, pronouns, and adjective and verb agreement that expresses count distinctions ....