Paragogic letters
Paragogic Par`a*gog"ic, Paragogical Par`a*gog"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. paragogique.] Of, pertaining to, or constituting, a paragoge; added to the end of, or serving to lengthen, a word. [1913 Webster]

{Paragogic letters}, in the Semitic languages, letters which are added to the ordinary forms of words, to express additional emphasis, or some change in the sense. [1913 Webster]


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