enclitic

英 [ɪn'klɪtɪk; en-] 美 [ɪn'klɪtɪk]
  • n. 附属字;重读词后词
  • adj. 附属的;重读词后词的
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enclitic
1650s (adj.); 1660s (n.), in grammar, from Late Latin encliticus, from Greek enklitikos "throwing its accent back," literally "leaning on," from verbal adjectival stem of enklinein "to bend, lean on," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + klinein "to lean" (see lean (v.)).