Aphesis in Scrabble Dictionary

What does aphesis mean? Is aphesis a Scrabble word?

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Is aphesis a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word aphesis is a Scrabble US word. The word aphesis is worth 12 points in Scrabble:

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Is aphesis a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word aphesis is a Scrabble UK word and has 12 points:

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Is aphesis a Words With Friends word?

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Definitions and meaning of aphesis

aphesis

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἄφεσις (áphesis, letting go), from ἀφίημι (aphíēmi), from ἀπό (apó, off) + ἵημι (híēmi, send forth).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈæf.ə.sɪs/

Noun

aphesis (countable and uncountable, plural apheses)

  1. (linguistics, prosody) The loss of the initial unstressed vowel of a word.

Antonyms

  • prothesis (addition of the beginning of a word)
  • apocope (omission at the end of a word)

Hypernyms

  • apheresis

Related terms

  • aphetic
  • aphetism
  • aphetized

Translations

See also

  • aphesis on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • saphies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the loss of an unstressed vowel from the beginning of a word.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)