apocopate


apocopate
apocopation, n.
/euh pok"euh payt'/, v.t., apocopated, apocopating.
to shorten by apocope.
[1850-55; v. use of apocopate (adj.) curtailed, docked. See APOCOPE, -ATE1]

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  • Apocopate — A*poc o*pate, v. t. [LL. apocopatus, p. p. of apocopare to cut off, fr. L. apocore. See {Apocope}.] (Gram.) To cut off or drop; as, to apocopate a word, or the last letter, syllable, or part of a word. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apocopate — A*poc o*pate, Apocopated A*poc o*pa ted, a. Shortened by apocope; as, an apocopate form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apocopate — [ə päk′ə pāt΄] vt. apocopated, apocopating to shorten by apocope apocopation n …   English World dictionary

  • apocopate — 1. adjective a) Shortened by apocope; lacking a final sound or syllable b) jussive Syn: apocopic, clipped, shortened, abbreviated 2 …   Wiktionary

  • apocopate — apoc·o·pate …   English syllables

  • apocopate — /əˈpɒkəpeɪt/ (say uh pokuhpayt) verb (t) (apocopated, apocopating) to cut off of the last part of (a word), as in forming cinema from cinematograph. {apocop(e) + ate1} –apocopation, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Apocopated — Apocopate A*poc o*pate, Apocopated A*poc o*pa ted, a. Shortened by apocope; as, an apocopate form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • apocopic — adjective Of or pertaining to apocope; lacking the final sound or syllable. Syn: apocopate, clipped See Also: apocopate, apocopation, apocope …   Wiktionary


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