10/15 – Latin Verb

heuristic: -ion -> Morpheme: past participant
legion
region
opinion



French rule
Vowel: c -> y

spec (Latin) -> spy (French)
fac -> satisfact[ion] (Latin) -> satisfy (French)



Correction                 => voiced voiceless
con + (root) reg or rec? + e + t + ion     => voiceless voiceless (assimilation)
          ^
          |
     [g] shift to [k]

t voiceless dental stop?




English cognate of 'ag' is 'break'



assibilation
 | + sibilant + t + ion (past participal)
 v
ad


session
sed + e + t + ion =========> sed + t + ion ========> settion =======> session
        e gets deleted        dt becomes tt        tt becomes ss

passion
pat + e + t + ion

patient



Roots with 'ss' always have a short vowel
Roots with 's' have either a long vowel or diphthong

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