- Mispronunciation of the letter l, or the substitution of some other letter for it. SEE ALSO: lambdacism. [para- + G. lambda, letter l]
* * *para·lamb·da·cism -'lam-də-.siz-əm n inability to pronounce the sound of l or difficulty in pronouncing it that usu. results in some other sound (as of t, r, or w) being substituted compare LAMBDACISM (2)
* * *para·lamb·da·cism (par″ə-lamґdə-siz-əm) lambdacism.
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paralambdacism — |parə+ noun Etymology: para (I) + lambdacism : inability to pronounce the sound of l or difficulty in pronouncing it with some other sound (as of t, r, or w) being usually substituted compare lambdacism … Useful english dictionary
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