Rho'ta·cism noun [ Greek 'rwtaki`zein to use the letter r (ρ) overmuch: confer French rhotacisme .] An oversounding, or a misuse, of the letter r ; specifically (Phylol.) , the tendency, exhibited in the In...
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Mispronunciation of the 'r' sound. ... Origin: G. Rho, the letter r ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(ro´tә-sizm) a speech disorder consisting of imperfect pronunciation of the r sound. Called also pararhotacism.
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• (n.) An oversounding, or a misuse, of the letter r; specifically (Phylol.), the tendency, exhibited in the Indo-European languages, to change s to r, as wese to were.
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Rhotacism refers to several phenomena related to the usage of the consonant r (whether as an alveolar tap, alveolar trill, or the rarer uvular trill): The term comes from the Greek letter rho, denoting "r". ==Orthoepy== In medicine, rhotacism is the inability or difficulty in pronouncing the sound ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rō′tă-sizm Definitions: 1. Mispronunciation of the 'r' sound.
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