amphikinetic

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From amphi- +‎ kinetic.

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amphikinetic ‎(not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, of a noun) Having an accent that tends to shift when weakened.
    The Proto-Indo-European word for ‘lake’ was amphikinetic: nominative singular *léy-mon-s, genitive *li-mn-és, locative *li-mén-(i).
  2. (zoology) Relating to amphikinesis.

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