adjective Date: 1942 of or relating to phonetic juncture

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  • junctural — juncturally, adv. /jungk cheuhr euhl/, adj. of or pertaining to phonological juncture. [1940 45; JUNCTURE + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • junctural — junc·tur·al …   English syllables

  • junctural — ˈjəŋ(k)chərəl, )sh(ə)rəl adjective : of or relating to juncture in speech * * * juncturally, adv. /jungk cheuhr euhl/, adj. of or pertaining to phonological juncture. [1940 45; JUNCTURE + AL1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre-junctural — see pre B. 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juncture loss — (also known as junctural metanalysis, false splitting, misdivision, refactorization, or rebracketing) is the linguistic process by which two words (often an article and a noun) become partially or wholly affixed. Some examples would be if a… …   Wikipedia

  • Rebracketing — For the process by which the elements of a word are given new meanings, see Folk etymology. Contents 1 Role in forming new words 2 Examples 3 …   Wikipedia

  • juncture — /jungk cheuhr/, n. 1. a point of time, esp. one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances: At this juncture, we must decide whether to stay or to walk out. 2. a serious state of affairs; crisis: The matter has reached a… …   Universalium

  • suprasegmental — /sooh preuh seg men tl/, adj. 1. above, beyond, or in addition to a segment. 2. Ling. pertaining to or noting features of speech, as stress, pitch, and length, that accompany individual consonants and vowels and may extend over more than one such …   Universalium

  • chronological — [adj] in consecutive time  order archival, chronographic, chronologic, chronometric, chronometrical, chronoscopic, classified, dated, historical, horological, horometrical, in due course, in due time, in order, in sequence, junctural, ordered,… …   New thesaurus

  • junc|tur|al — «JUHNGK chuhr uhl», adjective. of or having to do with phonetic juncture: »Languages differ widely in their junctural habits as they do in other ways (Simeon Potter) …   Useful english dictionary

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