Definition of haplography in English:

haplography

Line breaks: hap¦log|raphy
Pronunciation: /hapˈlɒgrəfi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The inadvertent omission of a repeated letter or letters in writing (e.g. writing philogy for philology).
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    • 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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