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triliteralism

[trahy-lit-er-uh-liz-uh m] /traɪˈlɪt ər əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the characteristic presence of triliteral roots in a language, as in the Semitic languages.
Origin of triliteralism
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; triliteral + -ism
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