antepenultimate


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an·te·pe·nul·ti·mate

 (ăn′tē-pĭ-nŭl′tə-mĭt)
adj.
Coming before the next to the last in a series.
n.
An antepenult.

[From Late Latin antepaenultimus : Latin ante-, ante- + Latin paenultimus, next to last; see penult.]

antepenultimate

(ˌæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmɪt)
adj
third from last
n
anything that is third from last
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antepenultimate - the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the endantepenultimate - the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end
syllable - a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme; "the word `pocket' has two syllables"
Adj.1.antepenultimate - third from lastantepenultimate - third from last      
intermediate - lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"
Translations

antepenultimate

[ˈæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmɪt] ADJantepenúltimo

antepenultimate

adjvorvorletzte(r, s)
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Diego focuses precisely on the Romantic poet's rhythms in "Las golondrinas de Becquer," indicating how the words stressed on the antepenultimate (proparoxytones; palabras esdrujulas) and ultimate (palabras agudas) syllables of the Rima LIII mirror the nervous state induced by disillusionment in love--a theme of El romancero de la novia (190).
In gonyleptoidean harvestmen, the secondary sexual characteristics of males begin to appear during the antepenultimate nymph (Munoz Cuevas 1971; Gnaspini 1995; Townsend et al.
ii) changed place inside the syllable or changed syllable (onset of antepenultimate syllable changed place with the onset of the penultimate syllable (aranhizocinho [B.re.
Ratio of length of terminal antennomere to length of penultimate and antepenultimate antennomeres combined nearly 0.6:1.0.