Digammated
Digammate Di*gam"mate, Digammated Di*gam"mated, a. Having the digamma or its representative letter or sound; as, the Latin word vis is a digammated form of the Greek 'i`s. --Andrews. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • digammated — dīˈgaˌmād.ə̇d adjective 1. : having the Greek letter digamma 2. : inferred to have had a w sound of which actual orthographic evidence does not survive used of a Greek word or root or of the vowel following the inferred sound the number of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • digammated — di·gam·mat·ed …   English syllables

  • digamma — digammated /duy gam ay tid/, adj. /duy gam euh/, n. a letter of the early Greek alphabet that generally fell into disuse in Attic Greek before the classical period and that represented a sound similar to English w. [1545 55; < L < Gk dígamma,… …   Universalium

  • Digammate — Di*gam mate, Digammated Di*gam mated, a. Having the digamma or its representative letter or sound; as, the Latin word vis is a digammated form of the Greek i s. Andrews. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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