Apocopation
In phonology, apocope (/əˈpɒkəpiː/; Greek apokoptein meaning "cutting off", from apo- meaning "away from" and koptein meaning "to cut") is the loss of one or more sounds from the end of a word, and especially the loss of an unstressed vowel.

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Apocope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some languages have Apocopations internalized as mandatory forms. In Spanish and Italian, for example, some adjectives that come before the noun lose the ...
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Apocopation (Shortening) of Adjectives…
About a dozen adjectives in Spanish are shortened when they are used before certain nouns, especially masculine singular nouns.
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Short form adjectives (apocopation)…
Overview. Some adjectives need to be shortened when they go before, or precede, a singular and masculine noun. This helps make both the pronunciation and flow of the ...
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apocopation - Wiktionary
Apocopation. Definition from Wiktionary, the free ... Wikipedia has an article on: Apocopation ... Apocopation (plural Apocopations). (linguistics) A word formed by  ...
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Apocopation - The Free Dictionary
n. 1. Shortening by apocope; the state of being apocopated. Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to ...
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apocopate - definition of apocopate by the Free Online Dictionary ...
(Linguistics / Phonetics & Phonology) (tr) to omit the final sound or sounds of (a word). Apocopation n. Translations. apocopate [əˈpɒkəpeɪt] VT → apocopar.
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ODLT dictionary definition of apocopation
The Online Dictionary of Language Terminology (ODLT). Apocopation. Definition - The omission of vowels, consonants, or syllables from the end of a word or ...
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Apocopate | Define Apocopate at Dictionary.com
Apocopate definition, to shorten by apocope. See more.
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apocopation - Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online
noun. (linguistics) omission of the final sound or sounds of (a word). apocopate ( əˈpɒkəˌpeɪt Pronunciation for apocopate ). Definitions. verb. (transitive) to ...
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What Is the Definition of Apocopation - Ask.com
Apocopation can be defined as the act of cutting off or away some sounds at the end of a word. The term is derived from the Greek words apo and koptein which ...
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Apocope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In phonology, apocope (/əˈpɒkəpiː/; Greek apokoptein meaning "cutting off", ... Oxford University Press. ... Look up apocope in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
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... by Stephen Glazier. For a list of words related to apocope, see: Phonetics - apocope: omission of last letter, syllable, or part of word .... Oxford University Press.
Apocopation - Fact Index
An Apocopation is a shortened form of a word, usually one in which the end is cut ... burger for hamburger; bus for omnibus; butt for buttocks; Cal for University of ...
Apocope - Merriam-Webster Online
Definition of apocope from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, ... Linda Riley · Missouri University of Science and Technology.
apocope - definition and examples of apocope in English
apocope. Common examples of apocope. Definition: A rhetorical term for the omission of one or more sounds or syllables from ... Oxford University Press, 2009)
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Get information, facts, and pictures about apocope at Encyclopedia.com. ... to the English Language 1998, originally published by Oxford University Press 1998.
The ins and outs of paragoge and apocope in Japanese-English ...
University of Hawai'i Manoa ... preference for open syllables, as manifest in paragoge, and a developmental process of final segment Apocopation that applies to ...
Apocopation - Tomísimo
Apocopation in the Spanish English dictionary. ... Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved. ... Look up Apocopation on MerriamWebster.com
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Below is a passage illustrating, in a limited way, how Apocopation functions in Spanish. The highlighted words indicate this. –¡Es un niño, el primer niño de la ...
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A History of the Mishnaic Law of Purities
A History of the Mishnaic Law of Purities
Jacob Neusner, 1976
Apocopation A. Before 70: — B. Yavrieh: 1. M. 5:1: Huge construction of brief clauses, ending in dispute. 2. M. 5:2A-D. As above. 3. M. 6:2: Extended statement of cases stated in brief clause + dispute, Joshua, sages, unclean, clean. 4-7. M. 6: 3 ...
Mastering Italian
Mastering Italian
1985
As a rule, cases of Apocopation other than those pointed out here do occur, especially in rapid speech, but they are not obligatory. 37. Except for a few words like po, the guidelines for Apocopation (like those for elision) given here refer to ...
Arab Linguistics: An Introductory Classical Text with ...
Arab Linguistics: An Introductory Classical Text with ...
Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Shirbīnī, C. H. M. Versteegh, M. G. Carter, 1981
Having finished with the operators which make the imperfect tense verb dependent, the author now turns to the operators which apocopate it: 5.7 The operators of Apocopation are eighteen in number:1 they are divided into two kinds, those ...
A Reference Grammar of Spanish
A Reference Grammar of Spanish
R. E. Batchelor, Miguel Ángel San José, 2010
Below is a passage illustrating, in a limited way, how Apocopation functions in Spanish. The highlighted words indicate this. —¡Es un niño, el primer niño de la familia! —le dijo la matrona sonriendo, según mostraba al recién nacido. Él miró de ...
An Essential Course in Modern Spanish
An Essential Course in Modern Spanish
H. Ramsden, 1985
Apocopation of Adjectives. (a) Uno, alguno, ninguno, bueno, malo, primero and tercero lose their ñnal -o when they precede a masculine singular noun. Tengo un vaso. I have one (or a) tumbler. but Tengo uno; tengo uno verde. I have one; I  ...
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When To Shorten (Apocopate) Ciento
From the mailbox: In the below, why isn't it cien instead of ciento?[Taken from the email course Dichos, refranes y citas] Más vale el pájaro
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ProProfs Quiz Maker - This covers discussion in English 1 from Assimilation of Words, Characteristics of Loan Words, Origin of Words, American and British Vocabularies, Euphemisms, P...
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I attended a small and informal lecture today, given by the notable Elisha Qimron. Recognised as one of the leading scholars in Dead Sea Scrolls-related research, Qimron spoke to approximately ten people from the University of Sydney (amongst whom were Dr Ian Young and Dr Shani Berrin) before flying back home to Ben-Gurion University. The…
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apostrophe - Examples of Apheretic forms in English? - English Language & Usage Stack Exchange
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apocope: Definition from Answers.com
apocope n. The loss of one or more sounds from the end of a word, as in Modern English sing from Middle English singen
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Project Essay-Dear Mama | Rap and Society Blog
In Dear Mama by Tupac Shakur many different poetic and literary devices are used to create the text and rhymes of the song. Tupac uses almost every type of rhyme one can think of to craft his one of a kind flow and lyrics that made him into one of the greatest artists of all time.
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What Is Wrong With Grooving? « Hooting Yard
What Is Wrong With Grooving? Published by Frank Key on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 in Prose. 3 Comments.
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Electronic Engineering UdeA Colombia: What Is Electronic Engineering?
Electronic EngineeringIs a discipline dealing with the behavior and effects of electrons (as in electron tubes, transistors and ICs) and with electronic devices, systems, or equipment. The term now also covers a large part of electrical engineering degree courses as studied at most European universities.
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Jon Miles Longden / Bill Costley - a match made in heofonum? - Cake Cake Cake
In the 1980s I sometimes crossed paths with the Cleveland UK poet Jon Miles Longden- there is an article about him here- Jon Miles Longden Anyway, I sent this link to Bill to see what he thought about Jon's strongly dialect-based writing and he came back with this interesting piece himself : AS IT’S SPOKE(N) Name a famously ‘tony’ poet who you’re sure never wrote in dialect. Nope, Alfred Lord Tennyson did once (“Propperty” in broad-Yorks dialect.) But dialect can sometimes be fashionable, cf. American regional – Yanky, Suthrun, Westerrn, or city-specific – Boston, Brooklyn, etc. or be un-. I’m...
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