- 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 (ē) because of a regular sound change.
Origin of iotacismLate Latin iōtacismus from Greek iōtakismos from iōta iota ; see iota .
From iota + -ism.