tautosyllabic

[ taw-toh-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌtɔ toʊ sɪˈlæb ɪk /

adjective Phonetics.

occurring within the same syllable: The (s) and (t) are tautosyllabic in the word disturb, but not in distaste.

Nearby words

  1. tautomeric fiber,
  2. tautomerism,
  3. tautomerize,
  4. tautonym,
  5. tautonymous,
  6. tav,
  7. tavel,
  8. tavener,
  9. tavern,
  10. tavern nuts

Origin of tautosyllabic


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