paragogic

paragoge

[par-uh-goh-jee]
noun
the addition of a sound or group of sounds at the end of a word, as in the nonstandard pronunciation of height as height-th or once as once-t.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin paragōgē addition to a word, lengthening of a word < Greek paragōgḗ a leading by, alteration, change, derivative of parágein to lead by, past. See para-1, -agogue

paragogic [par-uh-goj-ik] , paragogical, adjective
paragogically, adverb
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paragoge or paragogue (ˌpærəˈɡəʊdʒɪ, ˈpærəˌɡɒɡ)
 
n
the addition of a sound or a syllable to the end of a word, such as st in amongst
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek paragōgē an alteration, ultimately from paragein to lead past, change]
 
paragogue or paragogue
 
n
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek paragōgē an alteration, ultimately from paragein to lead past, change]
 
paragogic or paragogue
 
adj
 
para'gogical or paragogue
 
adj
 
para'gogically or paragogue
 
adv

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