Definition of properispomenon in English:

properispomenon

noun

  • A word having a circumflex accent on the penultimate syllable.

adjective

  • Having a circumflex accent on the penultimate syllable.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From Hellenistic Greek προπερισπώμενον word having a circumflex accent on the penultimate syllable, use as noun of neuter present participle passive of προπερισπᾶν to write or pronounce with a circumflex on the penultimate from ancient Greek προ- + περισπᾶν.

Pronunciation

properispomenon

/prə(ʊ)ˌpɛrɪˈspɒmɪnɒn/