adjective see prothesis

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  • Prothetic — Pro*thet ic, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to prothesis; as, a prothetic apparatus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prothetic — See prothesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • prothetic — pro·thet·ic …   English syllables

  • prothetic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • prothesis — prothetic /preuh thet ik/, adj. prothetically, adv. /proth euh sis/, n., pl. protheses / seez / for 2b, c, 3. 1. the addition of a sound or syllable at the beginning of a word, as in Spanish escala ladder from Latin scala. 2. Eastern Ch. a. Also… …   Universalium

  • Prosthesis (linguistics) — Prothesis in linguistics (from Greek pro before + tithenai to put ) is the prepending of phonemes at the beginning of a word without changing its morphological structure. In terms of orthography, it is a form of metaplasm. The prepending of a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ordovices — Tribes of Wales at the time of the Roman invasion. The modern Anglo Welsh border is also shown, for reference purposes. The Ordovices were one of the Celtic tribes living in Great Britain, before the Roman invasion of Britain. Its tribal lands… …   Wikipedia

  • Irish initial mutations — Irish, like all modern Celtic languages, is characterized by its initial consonant mutations. These mutations affect the initial consonant of a word under specific morphological and syntactic conditions. The mutations are an important tool in… …   Wikipedia

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