Paragogical
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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragoge — paragogic /par euh goj ik/, paragogical, adj. paragogically, adv. /par euh goh jee/, n. the addition of a sound or group of sounds at the end of a word, as in the nonstandard pronunciation of height as height th or once as once t. [1650 60; < LL… …   Universalium

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