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Etymology

From late Latin encliticus, from Greek εγκλιτικος, from εγκλινειν ‘lean on’, from ἐν- + κλίνειν ‘to lean, incline’.

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Noun

Singular
enclitic

Plural
enclitics

enclitic (plural enclitics)

  1. (linguistics) A clitic which joins with the preceding word. In English, the possessive 's is an example.

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