Home > Lexicon > crasis


Another word from I’m OK – You’re OK.

cra·sis /ˈkreɪsɪs/
noun, pluralses /-siz/
composition; constitution; makeup.

[Origin: 1595-1605; < Gk krâsis mixture, blend, equiv. to krā– (base of kerannýnai to mix) + –sis -sis]

Source: Dictionary.com.

n. 1. (Med.) A mixture of constituents, as of the blood; constitution; temperament.
2. (Gram.) A contraction of two vowels (as the final and initial vowels of united words) into one long vowel, or into a diphthong; synæresis; as, cogo for coago.

Source: The Free Dictionary.

Categories: Lexicon
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: