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Metathesis of letters

Some words containing ρ have a vowel, usually α, either preceding it or following it, at the pleasure of the poet and the demands of the meter. The transfer of order is called Metathesis. E. g. A 25, “κρατερόν”, A 178, “καρτερός”. A 225, “κραδίην”, B 452, “καρδίῃ”.

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