apocopation

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀπό (apó, from, away from) + κόπτω (kóptō, to cut)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apocopation (plural apocopations)

  1. (linguistics) A word formed by removing the end of a longer word

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]