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proclitic

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proclitic (plural proclitics)

  1. (linguistics) A clitic which phonetically joins with the following word. In English, the dialectal form t' is an example. In Arabic, conjunctions and prepositions that have only one letter, such as و (wa-), always attach as a prefix to the following word.

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