metathesize


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me·tath·e·size

 (mĭ-tăth′ĭ-sīz′)
tr. & intr.v. me·tath·e·sized, me·tath·e·siz·ing, me·tath·e·siz·es
To subject to or undergo metathesis.

metathesize

(mɪˈtæθɪˌsaɪz) or

metathesise

vb
(Linguistics) to change or cause to change by metathesis

me•tath•e•size

(məˈtæθ əˌsaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -sized, -siz•ing.
to cause to undergo or undergo metathesis.
[1915–20]

metathesize


Past participle: metathesized
Gerund: metathesizing

Imperative
metathesize
metathesize
Present
I metathesize
you metathesize
he/she/it metathesizes
we metathesize
you metathesize
they metathesize
Preterite
I metathesized
you metathesized
he/she/it metathesized
we metathesized
you metathesized
they metathesized
Present Continuous
I am metathesizing
you are metathesizing
he/she/it is metathesizing
we are metathesizing
you are metathesizing
they are metathesizing
Present Perfect
I have metathesized
you have metathesized
he/she/it has metathesized
we have metathesized
you have metathesized
they have metathesized
Past Continuous
I was metathesizing
you were metathesizing
he/she/it was metathesizing
we were metathesizing
you were metathesizing
they were metathesizing
Past Perfect
I had metathesized
you had metathesized
he/she/it had metathesized
we had metathesized
you had metathesized
they had metathesized
Future
I will metathesize
you will metathesize
he/she/it will metathesize
we will metathesize
you will metathesize
they will metathesize
Future Perfect
I will have metathesized
you will have metathesized
he/she/it will have metathesized
we will have metathesized
you will have metathesized
they will have metathesized
Future Continuous
I will be metathesizing
you will be metathesizing
he/she/it will be metathesizing
we will be metathesizing
you will be metathesizing
they will be metathesizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been metathesizing
you have been metathesizing
he/she/it has been metathesizing
we have been metathesizing
you have been metathesizing
they have been metathesizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been metathesizing
you will have been metathesizing
he/she/it will have been metathesizing
we will have been metathesizing
you will have been metathesizing
they will have been metathesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been metathesizing
you had been metathesizing
he/she/it had been metathesizing
we had been metathesizing
you had been metathesizing
they had been metathesizing
Conditional
I would metathesize
you would metathesize
he/she/it would metathesize
we would metathesize
you would metathesize
they would metathesize
Past Conditional
I would have metathesized
you would have metathesized
he/she/it would have metathesized
we would have metathesized
you would have metathesized
they would have metathesized
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On the other hand Makurani speakers especially of Kechi dialect substitute /h/ with /k/ and then metathesize it.
However, within the play's logic, he must be made flesh (abject); his body must metathesize and permeate history; he must live but also die for Napoleon to triumph.
Third, the relative rankings involving UNIFORMITY and MAX-C, the constraint that militates against the deletion of a consonant, correctly predict when one of two adjacent consonants delete and when two consonants metathesize. Fourth, the proposed analysis of Zoque supports treating the constraint NOCODA, which ensures that the optimal syllable is open, as an example of the "emergence of the unmarked" (McCarthy and Prince 1994).
In general, if Proto-Kurux-Malto (PKxMt) has a pattern [C.sub.1][V.sub.1][C.sub.2][V.sub.2][C.sub.3][V.sub.3], Kurux will have [C.sub.1][V.sub.1][C.sub.2.sup.V1][C.sub.3] where the second vowel echoes the first and Malto will have [C.sub.1][V.sub.1][C.sub.2][C.sub.3][V.sub.3] where [C.sub.2][C.sub.3] may metathesize to [C.sub.3][C.sub.2].