sesquisyllabic love

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  • adj. Describing a word that consists of a minor (reduced) syllable plus a full syllable, or a language such as Cambodian or Burmese that is characterized by such words.

Etymologies

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sesqui- (“one and a half”) +‎ syllabic; referring to minor syllable followed by full syllable.

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