Imparisyllabic Im*par"i*syl*lab"ic, a. [L. impar unequal + E. syllabic: cf. F. imparisyllabique.] (Gram.) Not consisting of an equal number of syllables; as, an imparisyllabic noun, one which has not the same number of syllables in all the cases; as, lapis, lapidis; mens, mentis. [1913 Webster]

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  • imparisyllabic — 1. adjective /ɪmpæɹɪsɪˈlæbɪk/ Not having the same number of syllables in all its inflections (especially of Greek or Latin nouns); for example, the Latin word pars, which has the genitive form partis. 2. noun /ɪmpæɹɪsɪˈlæbɪk/ An imparisyllabic… …   Wiktionary

  • imparisyllabic — (|)im+ adjective Etymology: Latin impar + English i + syllabic : not having the same number of syllables in all declensional cases the Latin words lapis, lapidis and mens, mentis are imparisyllabic …   Useful english dictionary

  • imparisyllabic — См. imparìsìllabo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • imparisyllabic — /im par euh si lab ik/, adj. (of a noun) not composed of the same number of syllables in all of its inflected forms, as Latin corpus, corporis. [1720 30; IMPAR + I + SYLLABIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • imparisyllabic — im·parisyllabic …   English syllables

  • Old French — Spoken in northern France, parts of Belgium (Wallonia) and Switzerland, England, Ireland, Kingdom of Sicily, Principality of Antioch, Kingdom of Cyprus Extinct evolved into Middle French by the 14th century …   Wikipedia

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  • imparity —   n. disparity.    ♦ imparisyllabic, n. & a. (word) having different number of syllables in different cases …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -syllabic — sə̇|labik, bēk adjective combining form Etymology: French syllabique, from syllabe syllabic (from Latin syllabus, from Greek syllabos, from syllabē syllable) + ique ic more at syllable : having or relating to syllables of a (specified) kind or… …   Useful english dictionary

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