Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Greek and Latin grammar, pronunciation as an enclitic; attachment of a word in pronunciation to the previous word, to which it transfers its accent: opposed to orthotonesis. Also called inclination. See enclitic, n.

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  • noun uncountable, linguistics The use of enclitics in the syntax of a language.
  • noun countable, linguistics A specific instance of the usage of an enclitic.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἔγκλισις, from ἐν + κλίσις

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