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reanalysis (plural reanalyses)
- A second or subsequent analysis.
- (linguistics) Analyzing a lexeme with a different structure from its original, often by misunderstanding. For example, hamburger, which is originally Hamburg + -er, was reanalyzed as ham + -burger, which produced words like cheeseburger.
- (linguistics: different analysis of a word's structure): surface analysis, folk etymology
a second or subsequent analysis