proterokinetic

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Etymology[edit]

From protero- +‎ kinetic.

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proterokinetic (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, of a noun) Having an accent that tends to shift rightward when weakened.
    The Proto-Indo-European word for ‘thought’ was proterokinetic: nominative singular *mén-ti-s, genitive *mn̥-téy-s.

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