How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"haplo" is from "haplous" (single) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "single" or "simple" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|I argue that haplology is not deletion, but is instead the simultaneous pronunciation of two non-distinct phonological representations.|
|Five haploid yeast strains were irradiated.|