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proclitic

División en sílabas: pro·clit·ic
Pronunciación: /prōˈklitik
 
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Linguistics

Definición de proclitic en inglés:

sustantivo

A word pronounced with so little emphasis that it is shortened and forms part of the following word, for example, you in y’all. Compare with enclitic.
Example sentences
  • The indefinite article ‘a’ is a proclitic, a word that wants to merge phonologically with the word that follows it.

adjetivo

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Being or relating to a proclitic word.

Origen

mid 19th century: from modern Latin procliticus (from Greek proklinein 'lean forward'), on the pattern of late Latin encliticus (see enclitic).

Derivados

proclitically

1
Pronunciación: /-ik(ə)lē/
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Definición de proclitic en:

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