Eclipsis



/ɪˈklɪpsɪs/
noun (linguistics)
1.
a rare word for ellipsis (sense 1)
2.
(in Gaelic) phonetic change of an initial consonant under the influence of a preceding word. Unvoiced plosives become voiced, while voiced plosives are changed to nasals

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