Communication Disorders Glossary with an emphasis on Children's. Even if you’ve been living under a rock, you know what an animal is. Well, it’s two things: (1) A metathesis of the word “animal” (2) A chemistry term for a particular arrangement of atoms (functional ). If, instead of two nitrogens, a carbon is bound to just one nitrogen and one oxygen, that cluster of atoms is ed a (sort of a half-aminal). Oct 31, 2011. liquids, Deaffrication, Epenthesis, Metathesis and Mration. Examples include ambulance, hippopotamus, computer, spaghetti.
Metathesis linguistics ."Although metathesis occurs commonly in many languages, the phonetic conditions for it can be identified only in very general terms: certain sound combinations, often involving [r], are more susceptible to metathesis than others" (D. Metathesis is responsible for the most common types of speech errors, such as children acquiring spaghetti as. Slavic liquid metathesis and pleophony
Stoke Newington - Accents and dialects of the UK Matthew: Were your parents letting you go out into, uhm, English pubs, clubs, bars? No, the first time I went out, uhm, without sneaking out, that was when I was seventeen. Cinema, spaghetti and ambulance as if they were 'aminal', 'simina', 'pisketti' or 'ambliance' respectively. Such 'slips of the tongue' are examples of metathesis.