- in Greek, excessive use of the letter iota
- a change, esp. in Greek, of other vowel sounds to the sound (?) represented by this letter
Origin of iotacismLate Latin iotacismus ; from Classical Greek i?takismos
In Greek, the pronunciation of certain letters, like eta and upsilon, as iota (&emacron;) because of a regular sound change.
Origin of iotacismLate Latin i&omacron;tacismus, from Greek i&omacron;takismos, from i&omacron;ta, iota; see iota.
From iota + -ism.