Definition of haplography in English:
The inadvertent omission of a repeated letter or letters in writing (e.g., writing philogy for philology).
- 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.
Definition of haplography in:
- British & World English dictionary
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