misvocalization

noun
mis·​vo·​cal·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce misvocalization (audio) \
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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