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- adj. Of, relating to, or constituting, a paragoge; added to the end of, or serving to lengthen, a word.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or constituting, a paragoge; added to the end of, or serving to lengthen, a word.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of paragoge; that lengthens a word by the addition of one or more final sounds or letters.
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_ In singing these old verses every line was probably made to end in an unstressed vowel by adding paragogic _e_ to a final stressed syllable.
Syr. omits this word, and the fenfe being equally good without it, "Thou openeft thy hand, they are filed," the text affords a moft Yemarkable Homoioteluton, no lefs thanyZv lines ending with the plur. verb, and the Nun paragogic.
Notes critical and explanatory on the Books of Psalms and Proverbs, intended to correct the grammatical errors of the text from the collations of the mss. by D. Kennicott on the Psalms and by him and De Rossi on the Proverbs; and to restore and elucidate some corrupt and obscure passages, by comparing the mss. with the antient versions, the parallel places of scripture, the proposed emendations of many able critics, and submitting some further conjectural readings to the judgment of the learned
[Hebrew Irmeyah; often in the paragogic form Irmeyahu, especially in the Book of Jeremias – meaning, possibly, "whom Jehovah appoints" (see