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Related to metathesize: metastasize


To subject to or undergo metathesis.
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Data show that Kechi dialect metathesizes verbs with a cluster of /ht/ or /xt/ but it does not disturb the linearity of sounds in nouns with the same sequence.
One potential repair strategy would be to metathesize the first two segments, in which case /N-pama/ would be realized as [pnama].
Neuroblastoma commonly metathesizes to bone (60%), regional lymph nodes (45%), orbits (20%), liver (15%), intracranial (14%) and lung (10%)[2].
1) It is incorrect to say that the sequence *-wr- only metathesizes in Greek (p.