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epenthesis

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Noun
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ep=en=the=sis

CIDE DICTIONARY

epenthesisn. [L., fr. Gr. ; 'epi` + to put or set in.].
     The insertion of a letter or a sound in the body of a word; as, the b in “nimble” from AS. n.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

epenthesis, n. (pl. epentheses) the insertion of a letter or sound within a word, e.g. b in thimble.

Derivative
epenthetic adj.
Etymology
LL f. Gk f. epentithemi insert (as EPI- + EN-(2) + tithemi place)

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