Origin of metathesis
OTHER WORDS FROM metathesismet·a·thet·ic [met-uh-thet-ik], /ˌmɛt əˈθɛt ɪk/, met·a·thet·i·cal, adjective
Words nearby metathesis
How to use metathesis in a sentence
Metathesis of r is seen in undren 205, in loruerde 103 the scribe has added r by anticipation.
The living speech is further characterized by innumerable cases of consonantal metathesis and by parasitic nasalization.
It seems probable that the word asp in river-names is formed by metathesis from the word aps, p. 27, form 5.The River-Names of Europe|Robert Ferguson
Mo and do are here changed, by Metathesis and the substitution of one broad vowel for another, into am and ad.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart
Sometimes he lightened the pronunciation by metathesis, as he did when he pronounced interpretor as interpertor.The Common People of Ancient Rome|Frank Frost Abbott