eclipsis
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈklɪpsɪs/
Noun

eclipsis

  1. (obsolete) An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase
  2. A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted
  3. (Irish grammar) A mutation of the initial sound of a word by which voiceless sounds become voiced, voiced stops become nasal consonants, and vowels acquire a prothetic nasal consonant: see .
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