mesoclisis

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English[edit]

Examples

Mesoclisis in the Portuguese language:

  • darei (I will give) +
  • lhe (to him) =
  • dar-lhe-ei (I will give (it) to him)

Etymology[edit]

From meso- +‎ clisis; compare proclisis, enclisis.

Noun[edit]

mesoclisis (uncountable)

  1. The insertion of a clitic inside a word (such as between a stem and a suffix).

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