Definition of Heteroclitic

1. a. Deviating from ordinary forms or rules; irregular; anomalous; abnormal.

Definition of Heteroclitic

1. Adjective. (linguistics) In linguistics, particularly Indo-European Studies, signifying a stem which alternates between more than one form when declined for grammatical case. Examples of heteroclitic noun stems in Proto-Indo-European include '''*wod-r/n-''' "water" (nominoaccusative '''*wódr'''; genitive '''*udnés'''; locative '''*udén''') and '''*yékw-r/n-''' "liver" (nominoaccusative '''*yékwr''', genitive '''*ikwnés'''). In Proto-Indo-European, heteroclitic stems tend to be noun stems with grammatically inanimate gender. ¹

2. Noun. A heteroclitic noun. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteroclitic

heterochromic cyclitis
heterochromic uveitis
heterochromous
heterochron
heterochronia
heterochronic
heterochronous
heterochrony
heterochthonous
heterocladic
heteroclinic
heteroclisis
heteroclite
heteroclites
heteroclitic (current term)
heteroclitical
heteroclitics
heteroclitous
heterocodeine
heterocomplex
heterocomplexation
heterocomplexes
heteroconjugation
heterocosm
heterocosms
heterocrine
heterocrisis
heterocumulene
heterocumulenes

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