hysterokinetic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hystero- +‎ kinetic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌhɪstərəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk/

Adjective[edit]

hysterokinetic

  1. (linguistics) Of Indo-European nouns, characterised by having an accent on the suffix in strong cases, which shifts to the ending in weak cases.
    The PIE word for ‘father’ was hysterokinetic – nominative singular *ph₂-tér-s, genitive *ph₂-tr-és.