noun Etymology: Latin Date: 1589 penult

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • penultima — penùltima ž DEFINICIJA gram. pretposljednji slog u riječi ETIMOLOGIJA lat. paenultima ← paene: skoro + ultima: posljednja (syllaba: slog) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • penultima — n.; (also penultimate) See penult …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • penultima — pe·nul·ti·ma …   English syllables

  • penultima — pe•nul•ti•ma [[t]pɪˈnʌl tə mə[/t]] n. pl. mas. ling. penult …   From formal English to slang

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