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Noun: strong yer
  1. A yer semivowel that was not reduced to an ultrashort vowel, but instead evolved into different sound in a modern Slavic language.
    "Counting from the last yer in a word, the final yer is weak, the previous yer is strong, the previous yer is weak, etc., until a full vowel is reached, and then the pattern is started again with alternating weak then strong yers."

Type of: yer

Encyclopedia: Strong yer