Definition of aphaeresis
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LNS
aphaeresis, aphaeresis
aphaeresis
ἀφαίρεσις
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. the dropping of a letter or syllable at the beginning of a word
Abbreviations
aphaeresis, is, f., = ἀφαίρεσις, a gram. fig., the dropping of a letter or syllable at the beginning of a word (e. g. ruere for eruere, temnere for contemnere, etc.), Prob. p. 1438 P.; Don. p. 1772 ib.; Charis. p. 248 ib.; Serv. ad Verg. A. 1, 546; 1, 669 al.
 
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