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(Phonetics & Phonology) the addition of a sound or a syllable to the end of a word, such as st in amongst
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek paragōgē an alteration, ultimately from paragein to lead past, change]
paragogic, ˌparaˈgogical adj
the addition of a sound or group of sounds at the end of a word, as in the nonstandard idear for idea. Also called epithesis. — paragogic, paragogical, adj.See also: Language