misvocalization

noun
mis·vo·cal·i·za·tion | \ ˌmis-ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən \
plural misvocalizations

Definition of misvocalization 

: incorrect vocalization especially : the act or an instance of furnishing a word (such as a consonantal Hebrew or Arabic word) with incorrect vowels or vowel points One is that "Moloch" is a misvocalization of the Hebrew word "melech" for "king"… —Saul A. Kripke

First Known Use of misvocalization

1932, in the meaning defined above

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