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prothesis

In a Greek church, a chapel beside the sanctuary, usually on the north side of the bema.
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Muraoka notes that prothetic aleph occurs "optionally with an
For intensive (or prothetic) continua the average rating R varies approximately as a power function of the stimulus intensity S:
here 'bee' (UTIL 5: 498) < T ari; with prothetic /h/; Uzb ari (OTIL 1: 53).
The solution is generally the insertion of a prothetic e- ([es'tand, es'tandar], etc.), the preservation of the English pronunciation usually being regarded as a sign of affectation.