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- 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
encliticsin the syntax of a language.
- noun countable, linguistics A specific instance of the usage of an enclitic.
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From Ancient Greek ἔγκλισις, from ἐν + κλίσις
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