Definition of Aphesis. Meaning of Aphesis. Synonyms of Aphesis

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Definition of Aphesis

Aphesis
Aphesis Aph"e*sis, n. [Gr. ? a letting go; ? + ? to let go.] The loss of a short unaccented vowel at the beginning of a word; -- the result of a phonetic process; as, squire for esquire. --New Eng. Dict.

Meaning of Aphesis from wikipedia

- "away" and αἱρέω haireo, "to take". Aphetism comes from Gr**** ἄφεσις aphesis, "letting go" from ἀφίημι aphiemi from ἀπό apo, "away" and ἵημι híemi,...
- pronounced as a single syllable, /ˈliːt/, rhyming with eat, by way of aphesis of the initial vowel of "elite". It may also be pronounced as two syllables...
- the name as a reference to the Amorites, having lost the initial a via aphesis; the name is thus interpreted as meaning land of the Amorites. This agrees...
- Language (1989 ed.), state that federacy is synonymous with confederacy ("by aphesis"). In French, the English words federacy, confederacy, and confederation...
- Tafia (probably an alteration of ratafia, via aphesis) is a kind of cheap rum made from sugarcane juice. It is typically unaged whereas rum is typically...
- Ad captandum Allusion Antimetabole Aphesis Apologue Aposiopesis Archaism Atticism Brachyology Cacophony Catachresis Chiasmus Cir****locution Climax Conceit...
- the loss of a sound from the beginning of a word, is called apheresis or aphesis. Prothesis may occur during word formation from borrowing from foreign...
- Cornelia to Julia Domna, p. 170 Martin Gansten, "Balbillus and the Method of aphesis" (July 2012), p.587 Beck, Beck on Mithraism: Collected Works With New Essays...
- lady of the lake (a mythological figure). Blending with either apocope or aphesis: Pindorama = pindoba + rama (palm tree + ****ure aspect) = where there will...
- simultaneously on the tracks, but soon the tracks were reduced to 17. The aphesis (starting points) were made of stone. The tiers on the south side were...
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