Monday, September 19, 2011

Random Linguistics Definitions Beginning with the Letter "A"

adhortative = exhortative
.....exhortative (Particle etc.) used in enjoining or encouraging an action by a group that includes the speaker: e.g. let or let's in Let's go.

'aptote' Obsolete term for a noun which, unlike others in the relevant language, is not inflected for case.

arhyzotonic Having the accent elsewhere than on the root.

atonic (Word, syllable, vowel) not accented.

Definitions from: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics, Second edition, 2007
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