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  • n. haplology

Etymologies

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Haplology of haplology itself.

Examples

  • What we seem to have here, rather, is a haplology or "haplogy," as some linguists can't resist calling it, the process which gave us Latin nutrix in place of the predicted *nutritrix and which leads people to say missippi instead of mississippi.

    languagehat.com: GINGER(LY).

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