Clitic



[klit-ik] /ˈklɪt ɪk/ Grammar

adjective
1.
(of a word) functioning as a bound form; closely connected in pronunciation with a preceding or following word and not having an independent accent or phonological status.
noun
2.
a clitic word; enclitic or proclitic.
/ˈklɪtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a word) incapable of being stressed, usually pronounced as if part of the word that follows or precedes it: for example, in French, me, te, and le are clitic pronouns See also proclitic, enclitic
noun
2.
a clitic word

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