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EtymologyEdit

sigma (the name of the Greek letter Σ) +‎ -tismo (suffix denoting a sound change)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siɡ.maˈtis.mo/, [s̪iɡmäˈt̪iz̪mo]
  • Hyphenation: sig‧ma‧tì‧smo

NounEdit

sigmatismo m (plural sigmatismi)

  1. sigmatism; lisp

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

sigmatismo m (plural sigmatismos)

  1. lisp; sigmatism (speech impediment in which a person cannot articulate sibilants)
  2. (literature, poetry) excessive repetition of sibilants