Definitions for "Aphesis"
The loss of a short unaccented vowel at the beginning of a word; -- the result of a phonetic process; as, squire for esquire.
The greek word for releasing, as in the releasing of a debt. Often used in connection with time lords governing periods of an individuals life.
the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
Keywords:  omission, morning, say, phrase, instead
The omission of the initial part of a common phrase. When people say "Morning" instead of "Good morning", this is aphesis.