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triliteralism

[ trahy-lit-er-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ traɪˈlɪt ər əˌlɪz əm /
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noun
the characteristic presence of triliteral roots in a language, as in the Semitic languages.
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Origin of triliteralism

First recorded in 1835–45; triliteral + -ism

Words nearby triliteralism

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