Potation vs Iotation - What's the difference?

potation | iotation |


As nouns the difference between potation and iotation

is that potation is (often|plural) the act of drinking while iotation is (linguistics) a specific occurrence of palatalization that occurred in the proto-slavic language, in which a consonant combined with the palatal approximant to form a palatalized consonant.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

potation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (often, plural) The act of drinking.
  • A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
  • Quotations

    *1819 , , Ivanhoe , *:Perhaps his nocturnal potations , prevented him from recognising accents which were tolerably familiar to him.

    iotation

    English

    (Iotation)

    Alternative forms

    * jotation

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (linguistics) A specific occurrence of palatalization that occurred in the Proto-Slavic language, in which a consonant combined with the palatal approximant to form a palatalized consonant.
  • (linguistics) Any similar process occurring in a later Slavic language or elsewhere.
  • A form of iotation in the Serbo-Croatian language:'' ''s''''' ()