Anaptyxis meaning

anaptiksis
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Epenthesis of a vowel.
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(phonetics) Epenthesis of a vowel – insertion of a vowel. For example, the middle ‘-a-’ in thataway, or use of infixes -i- and -o- in coining English words on classical roots.
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Origin of anaptyxis

  • From Ancient Greek ἀνάπτυξις (anaptuksis).

    From Wiktionary