epenthetic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπενθετικός (epenthetikós, inserted).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛpənˈθɛtɪk/
  • Hyphenation: ep‧en‧thet‧ic

Adjective[edit]

epenthetic (not comparable)

  1. (phonology, phonetics) Of or pertaining to epenthesis.
  2. (phonology, of a phoneme or syllable) inserted into a word.

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