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Meaning of "enallage" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENALLAGE

enallage  [ɪˈnæləɡɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENALLAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enallage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENALLAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of enallage in the English dictionary

The definition of enallage in the dictionary is the act of using one grammatical form in place of another.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENALLAGE


atigi
ˈætəɡɪ
Carnegie
ˈkɑːnəɡɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENALLAGE

enabling technology
enact
enactable
enaction
enactive
enactment
enactor
enactory
enacture
enalapril
enamel
enamel paint
enamel painting
enameled
enameler
enameling
enamelist
enamelled
enameller
enamelling

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENALLAGE

bricolage
collage
fishing village
global village
Greenwich Village
grillage
holiday village
maquillage
millage
no-tillage
outlet village
pillage
pupillage
shopping village
spillage
stillage
tillage
tollage
treillage
ullage
village

Synonyms and antonyms of enallage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «enallage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENALLAGE

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The translations of enallage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «enallage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

enallage
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

enallage
570 millions of speakers

English

enallage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

enallage
380 millions of speakers
ar

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enallage
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

enallage
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

enallage
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

enallage
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

enallage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Enallage
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

enallage
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

enallage
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

enallage
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Enallage
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

enallage
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

enallage
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दळणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

enallage
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

enallage
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

enallage
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

enallage
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

enallage
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

enallage
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

enallage
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

enallage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

enallage
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of enallage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENALLAGE»

The term «enallage» is used very little and occupies the 180.063 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENALLAGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about enallage

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENALLAGE»

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Enallage and Greek Style
CHAPTER THREE EVIDENCE FOR ENALLAGE AS ARCHAISM Correlation with a Morphological Archaism In the last chapter it was maintained that the principal origin of enallage is the coexistence of possessive adjective and genitive in the ...
Victor Bers, 1974
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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z
ENALLAGE Substitution of one tense, number, or person for another tense, number, or person. See Fontanier, p. 293. Lanham (p. 40) adds case, gender, mood, and part of speech as possible substitutions. See also Academie franchise , ...
Bernard Marie Dupriez, Albert W. Halsall, 1991
3
Vergil's Aeneid: selections from books 1, 2, 4, 6, 10, and 12
4. vī: abl. of cause or means; App. 331, 332. superum = superōrum, gen. pl., of the gods above. memorem: an example of enallage (or transferred epithet), logically describing Iūnōnis, but poetically applied to īram. saevae memorem Iūnōnis ob ...
Barbara Weiden Boyd, 2004
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Gnomon of the New Testament
It may be named, Enallage of the accidents. Or it is wont to be specially named, Enallage of number ; of gender ; of case ; and so on. In the case of Nouns, the singular number is said to be put for the plural (Enallage, or Heterosis, of number ) ...
Johann Albrecht Bengel, Ernest Bengel, Johann Christian Friedrich Steudel, 1858
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An Essay on Hebrew Poetry, Ancient and Modern
Enallage. The ENALLAGE is a figure by which one part of speech or grammatical termination is employed for another a. "3153! 33.3“ W815'. W1}??? : "28 '11:13'?? ? "it? I know thy remaining, thy going out and thy coming in, And thy being in ...
Philip Sarchi, 1824
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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology
D. (1972) Victor Bers — Enallage: A Problem in Greek Style "C^NALLAGE is the transfer to the governing substantive of an -L-'adjective which by logic, or at least convention, belongs with an expressed dependent genitive e.g. VCIKOS ...
Wendell Vernon Clausen, G. P. Goold, Department Of Classi Harvard University, 1973
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Outlaw Rhetoric: Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in ...
24 Sherry does not imagine the possibility of an enallage of gender; however, the first edition of Henry Peacham's Garden of Eloquence (1577) does so, explaining it as the substitution of pronouns: “Enallage of gender, when we put the Neuter ...
Jenny C. Mann, 2012
8
Institutes of Latin Grammar
OF ENALLAGE. Enallage, in a general sense, is the change of words, or of their accidents, one for another. There are various kinds of it : viz. Antimeria, Enallage, strictly so called, Heterosis, and Antiptosis. To Enallage may likewise be referred  ...
John Grant, 1823
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Renaissance Drama 38
first edition of Henry Peacham's Garden of Eloquence (1577) does so, explaining it as the substitution of pronouns: enallage of gender, when we put the neuter for the masculine, or Femine, or any one of them for another, thus, he doth beare a ...
William N. West, 2010
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John Albert Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament: Pointing ...
ENALLAGE is a Grammatical Etymological Figure, which implies a change of words. It is either Antimeria or Heterosis. Antimeria is an interchange of parts of speech : as a Substantive for a Verb, for a Pronoun, for an Adjective, etc. An adjective ...
Johann Albrecht Bengel, 1860

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENALLAGE»

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Rhetorical Reasons That Slogans Stick
It's a trick called enallage: a slight deliberate grammatical mistake that makes a sentence stand out. “We was robbed.” “Mistah Kurtz — he dead. «New York Times, Nov 14»
2
Recipes for Killer One-Liners
... a sentence's logical word order) and enallage (calculated disregard for conventional syntax), his frame of reference proves admirably wide. «Wall Street Journal, Oct 14»
3
What's notable about 'a lovely little old rectangular green French …
... zeugma is seldom useful, isocolon can sound silly and syllepsis show-offy, and he struggles to find good examples in English of enallage. «Spectator.co.uk, Nov 13»
4
'If you have nothing to say, at least say it well'
Indeed, its subtitle is “How to Turn the Perfect Phrase”. This is, as the meerkats and the author say, “simples” (which is an example of enallage, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 13»
5
The Immersion Method -- II
... remember, and even enjoy the intricacies of enallage and homonymy or the fallacies of amphiboly and accent after struggling with Slothrop's ... «Inside Higher Ed, May 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Enallage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/enallage>. Oct 2020 ».
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