The word is often misspelled with the suffix -ious, which matches the mispronunciation. Another possibility is a sound change deleting vowels at the end of a word, which is a very common sound change.
Greenwood, The Effects of Epenthesis on Spelling "Epenthesis occurs frequently, both in legal and in lay language. There is no epenthesis from a historical perspective since the a-t is derived from Latin habet 'he has'and so the t is the original third-person verb inflection.
We spend most of our time with our 4 cute girls and the rest making this site for you. But people never stop to think he's allus gotta keep up a expensive front. Borrowed words[ edit ] Vocalic epenthesis typically occurs when words are borrowed from a language that has consonant clusters or syllable codas that are not permitted in the borrowing language.
You can do auditory bombardment even if you don't have an amplification device and if you know what sounds to target. Berry, Linguistic Perspectives on Language and Education.
Some apparent occurrences of epenthesis, however, have a separate cause: the pronunciation of nuclear as nucular arises out of analogy with other -cular words binocular, particular, etc.
Adjective: epenthetic. Verb: epenthesize. It uses a number of consonant clusters in its words, and since it is designed to be as universal as possible, it allows a type of anaptyxis called "buffering" to be used if a speaker finds a cluster difficult or impossible to pronounce.