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Meaning of "homeoteleuton" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMEOTELEUTON

homeoteleuton  [ˌhəʊmɪəʊteˈljuːtɒn;] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMEOTELEUTON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Homeoteleuton 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 HOMEOTELEUTON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Homeoteleuton

Homeoteleuton, also spelled as homoeoteleuton and homoioteleuton, is the repetition of endings in words. Homeoteleuton is also known as near rhyme.

Definition of homeoteleuton in the English dictionary

The definition of homeoteleuton in the dictionary is the use of word-endings that are similar or the same, either intentionally for rhetorical effect or by mistake during copying of text.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMEOTELEUTON

homeomorphy
homeopath
homeopathic
homeopathically
homeopathist
homeopathy
homeosis
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeotherm
homeothermal
homeothermic
homeothermism
homeothermous
homeothermy
homeotic
homeotypic
homeotypical
homeowner

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMEOTELEUTON

Aston
boston
bouton
Bruton
button
Clinton
cotton
crouton
futon
Hamilton
homoeoteleuton
Houston
Luton
mouton
muton
on the button
pluton
Teuton
ton
Washington

Synonyms and antonyms of homeoteleuton in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «homeoteleuton» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMEOTELEUTON

Find out the translation of homeoteleuton to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of homeoteleuton from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «homeoteleuton» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

homeoteleuton
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

homeoteleuton
570 millions of speakers

English

homeoteleuton
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

homeoteleuton
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

homeoteleuton
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

homeoteleuton
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homeoteleuton
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

homeoteleuton
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

homeoteleuton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Homeoteleuton
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

homeoteleuton
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

homeoteleuton
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

homeoteleuton
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Homeoteleuton
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

homeoteleuton
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

homeoteleuton
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होमऑटाइलटोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

homeoteleuton
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

homeoteleuton
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

homeoteleuton
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

homeoteleuton
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

homeoteleuton
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

homeoteleuton
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

homeoteleuton
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

homeoteleuton
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

homeoteleuton
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homeoteleuton

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOTELEUTON»

The term «homeoteleuton» is barely ever used and occupies the 196.623 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOTELEUTON» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOTELEUTON»

Discover the use of homeoteleuton in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to homeoteleuton and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Text: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies
11) 11.429b-31a KD suggest homeoteleuton at caesura. 12) 12.55-57a KD suggest homeoteleuton and following Latin tag ("soules" 54 and "soule" 57). 15) 13-l64-71a KD allege homeoteleuton: "bee . . . how" 163; "bow . . . bei" 171 as well as ...
W. S. Hill, Edward M. Burns, 2002
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Cicero's Accretive Style: Rhetorical Strategies in the ...
The opening cum clause of the sentence begins with confident and lively alliterative effects (tot tantisque) to which Cicero also adds word play (adfectus atque adflictus) and an internal rhyming scheme and homeoteleuton ( dificultatibus ...
Steven M. Cerutti, 1996
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Diccionario básico de recursos expresivos
Fernando Marcos Álvarez. holofrasis. Vid. holofrase. homeioteleut0n. Vid. homeoteleuton 1. homeoarquía. Homofonía* que se produce entre los sonidos iniciales de dos o más palabras ...
Fernando Marcos Álvarez, 2012
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Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories
56. This term is based on the Greek krabatos. 57. An etymologically Chaldean term. 58. Munich, Vatican 111, and the Spanish print edition have different versions here. 59. Ox. Opp. 248 (367) has a homeoteleuton here until the next Samuel ...
Barry Wimpfheimer, 2011
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The Invention of Jesus: How the Church Rewrote the New Testament
But someone just reading the copy above, without access to the exemplar, could only conclude that this was an example either of homeoteleuton or homioarcton. As with errors of homeoteleuton, homioarctons can also be corrected in one of ...
Peter Cresswell Author, 2013
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Traditions and Renewals: Chaucer, the Gawain-poet, and Beyond
The second syllable of the double rhyme pleiyng I costeiyng (133- 34), corresponding to esbanoiant I costoiant, is a homeoteleuton in which the native ending of the participle is substituted for the French ending; there is also a simple rhyme ...
Marie Borroff, 2003
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Tangled Up in Text: Tefillin and the Ancient World
While Milik had suggested homeoteleuton as a possible cause for the omitted text, in the case of 4QPhyl B (as well as 4QMez C), Alexander Rofé subsequently took issue with the possibility.81 The latter proceeded to provide an explanation ...
Yehudah Cohn, 2008
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Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
... rames; N'heures souris rames; and Morder Guss Reims. See NONSENSE. homeoteleuton. (Gk 'similarity of endings') A term first used by Aristotle in Rhetoric. It has two basic meanings: (a) a figure consisting of a series of words with ...
J. A. Cuddon, 2012
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The Time that Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans
... introduced rhyme into modern Western poetry (according to Wilhelm Meyer, rhyme has Semitic origins), rhyme is born from classical rhetoric, specifically from homeoteleuton (or homoioteleuton), which defines the figure we call parallelism.
Giorgio Agamben, 2005
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Virginia Woolf: strategist of language
Homeoteleuton, however, is virtually always successful, that is rhyming of ends of words, many of which are unstressed. Some of these structures appear to be experiments, in which Virginia Woolf used homeoteleuton for a variety of aims ...
William A. Evans, 1989

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOTELEUTON»

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Staff Pick: Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau
And this is from “Homeoteleuton”: “On a certain date, a corporate crate on which the electorate congregate when they migrate at a great rate, ... «The Millions, Sep 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Homeoteleuton [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/homeoteleuton>. Apr 2019 ».
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