Definition of Rhotacism. Meaning of Rhotacism. Synonyms of Rhotacism

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Definition of Rhotacism

Rhotacism
Rhotacism Rho"ta*cism, n. [Gr. "rwtaki`zein to use the letter r ([rho]) overmuch: cf. F. rhotacisme.] An oversounding, or a misuse, of the letter r; specifically (Phylol.), the tendency, exhibited in the Indo-European languages, to change s to r, as wese to were.

Meaning of Rhotacism from wikipedia

- Rhotacism (/ˈroʊtəsɪzəm/) or rhotacization is a sound change that converts one consonant (usually a voiced alveolar consonant: /z/, /d/, /l/, or /n/)...
- sounds. Rhotacism is a difficulty producing r sounds in the respective language's standard pronunciation. In Czech there is a specific type of rhotacism called...
- "fine"); Acc. tuta / totam "city, state"; Gen. tutas / totar (the later with rhotacism, on which see below) "of the city" (note that Umbrian continues the PIE...
- preserved up to 350 BC or so, at which point it changed into /r/ (rhotacism). This rhotacism had implications for declension: early classical Latin, honos...
- pronunciation of sibilant sounds, for example "S" pronounced as "TH") and rhotacism, in which the letter "R" pronounced as "I or Y". It does not include speech...
- are traditionally used in the classification of the Turkic languages: Rhotacism (or in some views, zetacism), e.g. in the last consonant of the word for...
- all Germanic languages attested later: lack of Germanic umlaut, lack of rhotacism. The language has also preserved many features that were mostly lost in...
- step of debuccalization: Sanskrit janasas, Latin generis (where s > r by rhotacism), Gr**** *genesos > *genehos > ancient Gr**** γένεος (/ɡéneos/), Attic γένους...
- stuffed-crust pizza, with Jonathan Ross saying "stuffed cwust" due to his rhotacism. Following England's defeat to Germany on penalties in the semifinals...
- one of the following is intended: Rhotacism (speech impediment), difficulty in pronouncing the /r/ sound Rhotacism (sound change), the historical sound...