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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Being without independent accent and being attached in pronunciation to a preceding word in which it may cause certain accentual changes.

Usage examples (25)
  • No. 51; accent from "enclitic," § 3. 55. vii, 20. 56.
  • Properly based Oun — Gave us the doctrine of the enclitic De,
  • The enclitic - pte may be joined to the Ablative Singular of the
  • NB: Avamshâm is avam "him" plus -shâm, which is a dative 3rd person plural enclitic pronoun. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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