Complete Definition of "apocope"

English

Etymology
From L., from AGr. term|scpolytonic|ἀποκοπή|trapokopḗ, term|scpolytonic|ἀποκόπτω|trapokóptō||cut off.

Pronunciation
IPA|/əˈpɒkəpi/

Noun
en-noun

  1. The loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word.

Translations
trans-top|loss or omission of a sound or syllable from the end of a word
French: t+|fr|apocope
Italian: t+|it|apocope
trans-mid
Spanish: t+|es|apócope|f
trans-bottom

Related terms
apocopate
apocopation
apocopic

See also
aphaeresis
paragoge
syncope


Italian

Noun
it-noun|apocop|f|e|i

  1. #English|apocope
  2. amputation

Related terms
apocopare

de:apocope
fr:apocope
it:apocope
nl:apocope
ru:apocope
te:apocope
vi:apocope
tr:apocope

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