Definitions for epentheticˌɛp ənˈθɛt ɪk

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  1. epenthetic, parasitic(adj)

    of or pertaining to epenthesis

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  1. epenthetic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to epenthesis; having been inserted into a word, as an epenthetic phoneme or syllable.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Epenthetic(adj)

    inserted in the body of a word; as, an epenthetic letter or sound

  2. Origin: [Gr. : cf. F. penthtique.]


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