succame

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal formation by analogy with comecame.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

succame

  1. (rare, nonstandard, chiefly Canada, US dialect) simple past tense of succumb
    He succame to his injuries.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Speakers who use this form typically keep the past participle as succumb, following the same analogy with come.

References[edit]

  • Royal Skousen, Deryle Lonsdale, Dilworth B. Parkinson, Analogical Modeling: An Exemplar-based Approach to Language, 2002, Page 22
  • Robert R. Ratcliffe, The "broken" Plural Problem in Arabic and Comparative Semitic: Allomorphy and Analogy in Non-concatenative Morphology, 1998, page 10

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