n–stem

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noun \ˈen-¦stem\

Definition of n–stem

plural

n–stems

linguistics

  1. :  any of a group of Indo-European stem formatives that consist of an n with vowel determined by ablaut or that contain an n as the final element (such as the neuter abstract noun suffix *-mn̥-, in the genitive case *-men-s)

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1886

First Known Use of n–stem

1886


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