metátesis

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin metathesis, from Ancient Greek μετάθεσις (metáthesis), from μετά (metá, among) +‎ θέσις (thésis, placement).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meˈtatesis/, [meˈt̪a.t̪e.sis]
  • Hyphenation: me‧tá‧te‧sis

NounEdit

metátesis f (plural metátesis)

  1. metathesis

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