haplology definition

  • noun:
    • the increasing loss of 1 of 2 identical or similar adjacent syllables in short, such as Latin nūtrīx, "nurse,” from previous *nūtrītrīx.
    • The utterance of just one of two similar adjacent syllables or noises that can be found in the total pronunciation regarding the term.

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