hysterokinetic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hystero- +‎ kinetic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌhɪstərəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk/

AdjectiveEdit

hysterokinetic

  1. (linguistics) Of Indo-European nouns, characterised by having an accent on the suffix in strong cases, which shifts to the ending in weak cases.
    The PIE word for ‘father’ was hysterokinetic – nominative singular *ph₂-tér-s, genitive *ph₂-tr-és.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 22:30