proclitic
noun Etymology: New Latin procliticus, from Greek pro- + Late Latin -cliticus (as in encliticus enclitic) Date: circa 1864 a clitic that is associated with a following word • proclitic adjective

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  • proclitic — PROCLÍTIC, Ă, proclitici, ce, adj. (gram.; despre cuvinte) Care nu are accent propriu şi este aşezat înaintea altui cuvânt cu care face corp fonetic comun. – Din fr. proclitique. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 18.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Proclitic ≠… …   Dicționar Român

  • Proclitic — Pro*clit ic, a. [Gr. ? to lean forward; ? forward + ? to lean or incline. Cf. {Enclitic}.] (Gr. Gram.) Leaning forward; said of certain monosyllabic words which are so closely attached to the following word as not to have a separate accent. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclitic — [prō klit′ik] adj. [ModL procliticus < Gr proklinein, to lean forward < pro , forward (see PRO 1) + klinein, to LEAN1] Gram. dependent on the following word for its stress: said as of a word that forms a phonetic unit with the following,… …   English World dictionary

  • proclitic — /proh klit ik/, Gram. adj. 1. (of a word) closely connected in pronunciation with the following word and not having an independent accent or phonological status. n. 2. a proclitic word. [1840 50; < NL procliticus; modeled on ENCLITIC; see PRO 2]… …   Universalium

  • proclitic — pro•clit•ic [[t]proʊˈklɪt ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) gram. (of a word) closely connected in pronunciation with the following word and not having an independent accent or phonological status 2) gram. a proclitic word • Etymology: 1840–50; < NL proclīticus …   From formal English to slang

  • proclitic — /proʊˈklɪtɪk/ (say proh klitik) Grammar –noun 1. an element similar to a prefix but of more independent status, approaching that of a separate word. –adjective 2. having the nature of a proclitic. {New Latin procliticus, from Greek proklīnein… …   Australian English dictionary

  • proclitic — См. proclìtico …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • proclitic — noun A clitic which joins with the following word. In English, the dialectal form t is an example. In Arabic, conjunctions and prepositions that have only one letter, such as (wa ), always attach as a prefix to the following word. See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • proclític — pro|clí|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • proclític — adj. m. (sil. cli ), pl. proclítici; f. sg. proclíticã, pl. proclítice …   Romanian orthography

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