apocope

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See also: apócope and apocopé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧po‧co‧pe
  • IPA(key): /əˈpɒ.kə.pi/

Noun[edit]

apocope (plural apocopes)

  1. (phonetics, prosody, narrow sense) The loss or omission of the last vowel in a word, together with any consonants that follow it.
    Coordinate terms: apheresis, paragoge, syncope
  2. (loosely) The loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word.
    Antonym: procope

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀποκοπή (apokopḗ).

Noun[edit]

apocope f (plural apocopes)

  1. (phonetics) apocope
    Antonyms: syncope, aphérèse
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

apocope

  1. inflection of apocoper:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀποκοπή (apokopḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈpɔ.ko.pe/
  • Rhymes: -ɔkope
  • Hyphenation: a‧pò‧co‧pe

Noun[edit]

apocope f (plural apocopi)

  1. apocope
  2. amputation

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

apocope

  1. inflection of apocopar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative