nu movable

noun

Definition of nu movable 

: a nu inserted in ancient and modern Greek at the end of vowel-final words of certain classes when followed by a vowel-initial word or by a pause or inserted in poetry even before an immediately following word with a single initial consonant to provide two consonants to make a preceding short vowel long by position — compare movable sense 5

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History and Etymology for nu movable

nu from Greek ny

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