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What does FV stand for?

FV stands for Final Vowel

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If the final vowel of a word meaning to transfix is replaced by another, why are we then in the world of African antelopes?
In flowing speech, however, the final vowel of a word is not usually heard when the next word begins with a vowel within the prosodic unit; for example, pereltye ingketye sounds perelty ingketye.
With an inadvertent illiteracy paralleling Franco's efforts to squelch Catalan language and culture, MOMA, in both the catalogues and the signage, omitted the accents on the final vowels of the artists' names.
The linguistic data for RS, however, are complex, though three basic patterns emerge (35-36): (1) certain northern dialects lengthen the final vowel of an RS word trigger; (2) central Italy (Standard Italian, most dialects of Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzi, the Marches as well as Corsican and northern Sardinian--Sassarese-Gallurese) have stress-induced RS and limited lexically-induced RS; and (3) the southern dialects (Puglia, Campania, Calabria, Basilicata together with central and southern Sardinian--Logudurese, Campidanese) have more examples of lexically-induced RS but no stress-induced RS.
In Alho Alhoniemi's view (1985 : 17, 39-40), all unreduced vowels except certain final vowels are full vowels; weak vowels, of which he gives the following examples, occur at the end of a word in a specific environment, ku[delta]o 'house', su[delta]o 'hundred', kece 'day'.
Here as elsewhere in the Tocharian verb, we observe that the non-a-roots--including those that formed thematic presents and subjunctives--were recessive, and gradually yielded to roots in final vowel, with their regularized and largely predictable stem patterns.