apocope

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀποκοπή (apokopḗ), ἀποκόπτω (apokóptō, cut off).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧po‧co‧pe
  • IPA(key): /əˈpɒkəpi/

Noun[edit]

apocope (plural apocopes)

  1. (prosody) The loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word.

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • aphaeresis (omission of a sound to the beginning of a word)
  • paragoge (addition of a sound to the end of a word)
  • syncope (omission of a sound from the middle of a word)

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

apocope

  1. first-person singular present indicative of apocoper
  2. third-person singular present indicative of apocoper
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of apocoper
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of apocoper
  5. second-person singular imperative of apocoper

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek apo- +‎

Noun[edit]

apocope f (plural apocopi)

  1. apocope
  2. amputation

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

apocope

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of apocopar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of apocopar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of apocopar.