nunnation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nun +‎ -ation, from Borrowing from Arabic نون (the letter n).

Noun[edit]

nunnation (plural nunnations)

  1. The addition of a final n-sound to words in some Semitic languages
  2. A stammering speech disorder, in which the /n/ sound is given to other consonants.

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