properispomenon

noun pro·per·i·spom·e·non \ˌprōˌperəˈspäməˌnän, -spōm-, -nən\

Definition of properispomenon

plural

properispomena

\-mənə\
  1. :  a word having the circumflex accent on the penult

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Origin and Etymology of properispomenon

Greek properispōmenon, from neuter of properispōmenos, present passive participle of properispan to pronounce the penultimate syllable with a circumflex accent, from pro- 1pro- + perispan to pronounce with a circumflex accent


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