Eclipsis

Noun

  • (obsolete) An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase
  • (Irish grammar) A mutation of the initial sound of a word by which voiceless sounds become voiced, voiced stops become nasal consonants, and vowels acquire a prothetic nasal consonant: see Appendix:Irish mutations#Eclipsis.
  • A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted

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