When you talk about mag instead of magazine, fab when you mean fabulous, or cred for credibility, you are committing apocope. From LearnThat.org. [http://www.worldwidewords.org/weirdwords/ww-apo1.htm]
The British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
'apocope' of the final 'us', Taylor is supported by 'honest' and. From Wordnik.com. [The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge] Reference
But siccing apocope on (C)VCV, (C)VC should be an acceptable outcome, if coda consonants count as moraic. From Wordnik.com. [A few more words on my new Gemination rule for Pre-IE] Reference
In these dialects many words end in a consonant but they cannot be seen as an apocope of an Italian word. From Wordnik.com. [languagehat.com: PROSHOOT.] Reference
For instance, in the prehistory of Modern Persian, apocope introduced word-final clusters of obstruent or nasal + r. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-07-01] Reference
Wait, I realize now having misunderstood somewhat; you're not trying to trigger gemination by apocope, but by reduction. From Wordnik.com. [A few more words on my new Gemination rule for Pre-IE] Reference
Tropylium: "Wait, I realize now having misunderstood somewhat; you're not trying to trigger gemination by apocope, but by reduction.". From Wordnik.com. [A few more words on my new Gemination rule for Pre-IE] Reference
The final vowel, suffering apocope, would leave “Zarabt” equally applicable to the first person singular and the second person singular masculine. From Wordnik.com. [Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah] Reference
Please read on Estonian apocope as but one example showing the falsity of your beliefs since regardless of vocal height, surely these differing vowels converged before being zeroed. From Wordnik.com. [The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone] Reference
Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter. p.24 see link: Since only word-internal tense plosives were preglottalized, the Old Danish apocope produced such pairs as WJut. kat - kat' 'cat - cats' kat - kaʔt corresponding to St. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-06-01] Reference
The traveller will hear in every part of Arabia that some distant tribe preserves the linguistic purity of its ancestors, uses final vowels with the noun, and rejects the addition of the pronoun which apocope in the verb now renders necessary. 45 But I greatly doubt the existence of such a race of philologists. From Wordnik.com. [Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah] Reference
Tropylium: You mean 'apocope', don't you?. From Wordnik.com. [The Lost Vowels of Pre-Etruscan Syncope] Reference
Does not the final 'y' of 'tawny' suppose an apostrophe and apocope?. From Wordnik.com. [The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)] Reference
It is often compounded with El and Il; and many places were from thence denominated Alesia, Elysa, Eleusa, Halesus, Elysus, Eleusis, by apocope. From Wordnik.com. [A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.] Reference
A foot in which the two first consonants are moved by vowels and the last is jazmated or made quiescent by apocope as "Lakad"; and the Mafrúk, or disunited, when the two moved consonants are separated by one jazmated, as "Kabla.". From Wordnik.com. [Arabian nights. English] Reference
Ea enim apocope forct, non autcm rynjereiis. From Wordnik.com. [Suidae Lexicon, Græce & Latine] Reference
You mean "apocope", don't you?. From Wordnik.com. [The Lost Vowels of Pre-Etruscan Syncope] Reference
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