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me·tath·e·size

(mĭ-tăth′ĭ-sīz′)
v.
To subject to or undergo metathesis.
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It is the process of metathesis through which uncommon patterns/sequences are replaced by common or familiar ones.29, 30 The reordered sequence and direction of metathesis depends upon a language's sounds, further the reordered clusters usually formulate an attested form, for example, if a sequence (VhcV) is the only attested sequence in a language; the metathesized form follows the same sequence.
The [??] [a] and [??] [r] are metathesized, but the resulting "ar" sequence is not contracted.
The candidate most faithful to the input form, namely [ys??k], is ruled out by the undominated SSG, and the metathesized form [sy??k] is eliminated due to the LINEARITY violation.
Once the metathesized shape sirimtum had appeared, the language was able to make use of its productive morphological processes to produce the new verbs saramum and surrumum.
PN hearing; with metathesis of the vowels "*som'in for [sim'on]."--The spelling could also represent a prototype *sum'an (Woodhouse 2002: 178-80) or a metathesized *som'an- < Canaanite *sam'on- < PS *sam'an-, which is Kutscher's reconstruction cited with approval by Koehler/Baumgartner/Stamm (1995: 1457).
forms cannot be simply dismissed as an epenthetic vowel: Although Ossetic provides many examples of prothetic oe- before initial clusters of metathesized fricative + *s or *r + obstruent (Miller 1903: 36, Thordarson 1989a: 465), e.g., D, I oefsad "army" < PIr.
First, there is the West Germanic strong verb *serdan 'futuere', attested in Old Norse seroa (with a metathesized variant streoa) and Middle High German serten.
It has been argued that [LANGUAGES NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Arad 1:6-7 is a metathesized form of [LANGUAGES NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ([rbk.sup.*]) known from Biblical and Mishnaic Hebrew.
And where do we see other examples of Akkadian forms metathesized when entering Hittite?
Only, while it is true that this text does not show many of the metathesized forms typical of modern Azeri, it does contain at least one of them, viz., irali (46a).
My new solution to the problem is to assume that the Old Chinese medial *r did not merely cause an r-umlaut in Type A syllables but actually metathesized across the nucleus: -re- [right arrow] -er-, -ra- [right arrow] -ar-; after which *r was vocalized as high back unrounded i, with which it is acoustically akin.
9 Robert Hoberman suggests to me that the NENA forms may actually have originated in an unattested metathesized e[Theta]peel ezdi.