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iotacism (s) (noun), iotacisms (pl)
1. The tendency in speakers of modern Greek to use the sound of iota in place of the sound of other vowel characters; such as, "eta" or "upsilon".
2. The practice in modern Greek of giving the pronunciation of iota "ee" to certain diphthongs and long vowels.
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