proclisis

noun procli·sis \ˈprōkləsə̇s, ˈpräk-\

Definition of proclisis

plural

proclises

\-ləˌsēz\
  1. :  pronunciation as a proclitic :  combination in pronunciation of an unaccented word or particle with a following accented word

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Origin and Etymology of proclisis

New Latin, from 1pro- + Late Latin -clisis (as in enclisis) — more at enclisis


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