haplography


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Related to haplography: Dittography, parablepsis

haplography

(hæpˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
(Linguistics) the accidental writing of only one letter or syllable where there should be two similar letters or syllables, as in spelling endodontics as endontics
[C19: from Greek, from haplous single + -graphy]

haplography

the accidental omission in writing or copying of one or more adjacent and similar letters, syllables, words, or lines, as tagme for tagmeme.
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weakness, but rather as an example of haplography, something occasioned
Tov offers copious examples of common mistakes made in textual transmission (homoioteleuton, homoioarcton, haplography, dittography, etc.
The first possibility is the accusative of the first person singular pronoun mi in Etruscan, variously spelled as mini, mine, min, mene, men and, once, mi (the last variant explained as an instance of haplography by Rix, La scrittura, 229).
what scholars call haplography ('wrong writing') and what everyone else calls a typo" (p.
As the photos show, when handling this near-repetition, the Chantilly scribe committed a haplography at the top of folio 109r, then corrected it by crossing out the extra occurrence of "ne" and by copying the omitted phrase into the upper margin, with crosses marking the insertion point.
Perhaps one "k" of melek kol was deleted to make the verse more meaningful or dropped out by haplography.
According to this change, some words have supposedly dropped out of the original text (32) owing to haplography (e.
The easiest solution was offered by Hildebrand: fana <ac> caerimonias: it is very likely that the scribe omitted ac by haplography of the final a of fana and the first c of caerimonias.
3) According to Metzger, [nu] [sigma] [sigma] [omega], |though more appropriate in the context, seems to have arisen accidentally through haplography (YCC[OMEGA][PI]EPI[THETA]ENTEC being written for YCC[OMEGA][PI]EPI[THETA]ENTEC)'.
Now [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is vox nihili(19) but [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] would be easily recommended, if by nothing else, by haplography.
When I consulted the Chicago Hittite Dictionary lexical files, I could not find any instances of haplography, where the sign PAP stands in for PARE (i.
The corruption can be easily explained by haplography.