enclitic

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enclitic

(en-klit′ik) [L. encliticus, fr Gr. enklitikos, leaning on]
Having the planes of the fetal head inclined to those of the maternal pelvis.
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(21) This is the principle of enclisis (Giegerich 265-92).
is, however, observed only in proclisis (Rivera-Castillo 1997: 243), never in enclisis: (85) *Cuidado, puede caertese 'Watch out, it can fall down "on" you'