1. (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
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How To Use aphaeresis In A Sentence

  • The patient used 5-6 units of aphaeresis products each day. Postbulletin.com Local News
  • This, by an aphaeresis of tau and an epenthesis of omicron in two places, may be identified with echonoe, and signifies Cratylus
  • That aside is vintage Espy, vintage cute -- in the old sense of acute, as W.R. E. reminds us in discussing aphaeresis, the "loss of an initial letter or syllable. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 2
  • He preserves the peculiarity of the Ionians for the preterite tenses of verbs the aphaeresis, as where he says [Greek omitted] for [Greek omitted]. Essays and Miscellanies
  • - a quick, penetrating insight; immediate impression, intuition, or estimate n. - & a. laxative (medicine). aperitive, adj. aphaeresis Xml's Blinklist.com
  • We are on track to begin three more Mipomersen studies this year and aphaeresis-eligible patient study, as well as two studies in high risk patient population. Biotech Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha
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