Definition of haplography in English:

haplography

Syllabification: hap·log·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /hapˈlägrəfē
 
/

noun

The inadvertent omission of a repeated letter or letters in writing (e.g., writing philogy for philology).
More example sentences
  • Examples of the second type are treatments on dittography, haplography, harmonization, and itacisms.
  • In contrast to this, it may in fact be a case of haplography where ‘Jesus’ has been omitted.
  • There are mistakes of the visual type, such as haplography and dittography.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek haploos 'single' + -graphy.

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