noun, Linguistics.
the process of inserting vowel sounds into a consonant cluster, as in a loanword to make it conform to the pattern of the speaker’s language and, hence, more easily pronounceable, as in the Italian pronunciation
[lahn-tsee-ke-nek-kaw] /ˌlɑn tsi kɛˈnɛk kɔ/ (Show IPA) for German Landsknecht
[lahnts-knekht] /ˈlɑntsˌknɛxt/ (Show IPA).


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