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Re: anaptyxis #120977
11/17/05 11:40 AM 11/17/05 11:40 AM
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 13,803 Faldage
> 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.
Re: anaptyxis #120978
11/17/05 01:44 PM 11/17/05 01:44 PM
Joined: Aug 2005
Noun: anaptyxis; adjective: anaptyctic. How about the anaptyctic u in some pronuciations of nuclear?
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: mischievous #120979
11/18/05 04:38 PM 11/18/05 04:38 PM
Joined: Mar 2000
lower upstate New York AnnaStrophic
lower upstate New York
...I don't mean to be mis-chiev-e-ous :-)
Fine example rat cheer!
Re: anaptyxis #120980
07/15/06 07:53 PM 07/15/06 07:53 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3 HFlower
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".
Re: anaptyxis #120981
07/16/06 09:41 PM 07/16/06 09:41 PM
Joined: Jul 2000
Marion NC TEd Remington
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.
Re: anaptyxis #120982
07/18/06 06:27 PM 07/18/06 06:27 PM
Joined: Aug 2002
British Columbia, Canada Zed
British Columbia, Canada
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.
Re: anaptyxis #120983
12/07/06 12:29 AM 12/07/06 12:29 AM
Joined: Jan 2001
And the winner is Syd-e-ney
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