[ ahy-oh-tuh-siz-uhm ]
/ aɪˈoʊ təˌsɪz əm /
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the conversion of other vowel sounds, especially in Modern Greek, into (ē), the sound of iota.
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British Dictionary definitions for iotacism
/ (aɪˈəʊtəˌsɪzəm) /
a tendency of vowels and diphthongs, esp in Modern Greek, to acquire the pronunciation of the vowel iota (iː)
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