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  métalinguistique2
  métaphonie
  métaphore
  métaphorique
  métaphoriquement
  métaplasme
  métastase
métathèse
  méthode
  méthode statistique
  méthodique
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  méthodologie ascendante
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metathesis

Fr    métathèse

nS

Type of: metaplasm

Related term(s): inversion3, reversal, spoonerism

Domain: Phonology, Rhetorics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 291; Dell 1980[trans.]: 88; Doke 1935: 144-145; ELL: 4052; ERC: 270; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 141; Hock 1986: 110-111; Kroeger 2005: 311 (also "phonological metathesis", "morphological metathesis"); MacKay 1989: 191; Nash 1968: 140; Onishi 1981: 343; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 135; Richards etal. 1992: 228 (also "metathesize"); Trask 1996: 222


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  metaphony
  metaphor
  metaphorical
  metaphoric(al) code switching
  metaphorical extension
  metaphorically
  metaplasm
metathesis
  meter
  method
  methodical
  methodology
  metonymical
  metonymy
  metric(al)

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