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Apheresis

ommission of sound from the beginning of a word

ex: 'cept for except

'cause for because

2

Syncope

ommision of sound from within a word.

ex: 

"bizness" for buisness

"govment" for government

3

Apocope

Omission of sound from the end of a word

ex: gonna for going

4

VOice Assimilation

making a sound more like the sounds surrounding it through voicing. 

ex: budder for butter

mudder for mutter

 

5

Place Assimilation

Chaning the place a sound is made

ex: grandma becomes gramma

 

6

Dissimilation

Changing a sound to make it less like those around it.

Puntit for Pundit

7

Gemination

Eliminating a difficult-to-pronounce sequence of sounds resulting from adding a prefix to a base by dropping the final consonant of the prefix and doubling the first letter of the base.

8

Metathesis


reversalof sounds within a word

prettybecome purty

9


Epenthesis


addition of sound within a word

athlete becomes athelete

 

10


Epithesis


addition of sound at the end of a word

across becomes acrosst

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Gradation


a chenge in sound resulting form a shift in stress