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#120977 - 11/17/05 06:40 AM Re: anaptyxis
Faldage Offline
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> use in a sentence

umm, we can't find many words that are anaptyxitic?




That's because anaptyxis is relatively rare in english, athalete and realitor being the onliest examples I can think of just right off hand.

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#120978 - 11/17/05 08:44 AM Re: anaptyxis
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Noun: anaptyxis; adjective: anaptyctic. How about the anaptyctic u in some pronuciations of nuclear?
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#120979 - 11/18/05 11:38 AM Re: mischievous
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...I don't mean to be mis-chiev-e-ous :-)




Fine example rat cheer!

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#120980 - 07/15/06 03:53 PM Re: anaptyxis
HFlower Offline
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Anaptyctic schwas manifest themselves from time to time in Hiberno-English. Perhaps the best example is the pronunciation of "film" as the 1.5 syllable "fillum".

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#120981 - 07/16/06 05:41 PM Re: anaptyxis
TEd Remington Offline
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Right heyer in Marion I can find lots of examples. Y'all know that when you are exiting your car you put it in payark. I cayunt begin to cayount the words I heyer lahk thayut.
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#120982 - 07/18/06 02:27 PM Re: anaptyxis
Zed Offline
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And there is a subset on US'ns who manage to make two or more syllables out of four letter words. e.g Kevin Kline in "A Fish Called Wanda" Certainly adds emphasis.

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#120983 - 12/06/06 07:29 PM Re: anaptyxis
doc_comfort Offline
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Registered: 01/18/01
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Loc: Australia
And the winner is Syd-e-ney

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