Definition of Aphetic. Meaning of Aphetic. Synonyms of Aphetic

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Definition of Aphetic

Aphetic
Aphetic A*phet"ic, a. [Gr. ? letting go, fr. ? to let go.] Shortened by dropping a letter or a syllable from the beginning of a word; as, an aphetic word or form. -- A*phet"ic*al*ly, adv. --New Eng. Dict.

Meaning of Aphetic from wikipedia

- Aphetic may refer to: Apheresis (linguistics), a term in phonetics Aphetic place, a term in astrology...
- separate species Carya carolinae-septentrionalis. The word hickory is an aphetic form from earlier pohickory, short for even earlier pokahickory, borrowed...
- Spensers, Spensor, Spincer, also the rare patronymic Spencers, and the aphetic (derived) Spender. The surnames Stewart and Stuart denote essentially the...
- that initial <a> is an unstressed vowel in some words and undergoes an aphetic process. Kirsty Rowan states, "The stress ****ignment of Meroitic forms...
- Middle English. Space is "an area, extent, expanse, lapse of time," the aphetic of Old French espace dating to 1300. Espace is from Latin spatium, "room...
- part of Seleucid Syria in its succeeding Seleucid Empire (Syria being an aphetic form of ****yria). Arrapha is mentioned as such until ****enistic times...
- Early Modern Dutch gurkijn (Modern gurkje), diminutive of gurk (+ kijn), aphetic variant of agurk, or possibly via Dutch agurken, plural of agurk, taken...
- Hue, Hugh, Hugo, Hew, the Swisse Huge, the Bavarian Hugg and the French aphetics Gan, Gange, Gon, Gong, Gonge, Gonger, Gunge, the diminutives Hugett, Huelin...
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