hyperthesis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hyper- +‎ metathesis

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /haɪˈpɜːθɪsɪs/, /hɪˈpɜːθɪsɪs/, /həˈpɜːθɪsɪs/, /-əsəs/, /-əsɪs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /haɪˈpɝ.θə.sɪs/

NounEdit

hyperthesis (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics, phonology) A form of metathesis in which non-contiguous sounds are switched.
    Hypernym: metathesis