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Meaning of "omophagy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OMOPHAGY

omophagy  [əʊˈmɒfədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OMOPHAGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Omophagy 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.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OMOPHAGY


anthropophagy
ˌænθrəˈpɒfədʒɪ
autocoprophagy
ˌɔːtəʊkəˈprɒfədʒɪ
autophagy
ɔːˈtɒfədʒɪ
bacteriophagy
bækˌtɪərɪˈɒfədʒɪ
coprophagy
kɒˈprɒfədʒɪ
creophagy
krɪˈɒfədʒɪ
endophagy
ɛnˈdɒfədʒɪ
exophagy
ɛkˈsɒfədʒɪ
geophagy
dʒɪˈɒfədʒɪ
hippophagy
hɪˈpɒfədʒɪ
ichthyophagy
ˌɪkθɪˈɒfədʒɪ
monophagy
mɒnˈɒfədʒɪ
mycophagy
maɪˈkɒfədʒɪ
oligophagy
ˌɒlɪˈɡɒfədʒɪ
ostreophagy
ˌɒstrɪˈɒfədʒɪ
pantophagy
pænˈtɒfədʒɪ
phytophagy
faɪˈtɒfədʒɪ
scatophagy
skæˈtɒfədʒɪ
theophagy
θɪˈɒfədʒɪ
xerophagy
zɪəˈrɒfədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OMOPHAGY

omnivora
omnivore
omnivorous
omnivorously
omnivorousness
omnivory
omohyoid
omophagia
omophagic
omophagous
omophoria
omophorion
omoplate
omoplatoscopy
OMOV
omphacite
Omphale
omphalic
omphaloid
omphalomancy

WORDS THAT END LIKE OMOPHAGY

aerophagy
baggy
biology
cabbagy
cagy
doggy
energy
entomophagy
garbagy
genealogy
gy
Moholy-Nagy
Nagy
orgy
polyphagy
psychology
sagy
stagy
strategy
technology

Synonyms and antonyms of omophagy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «omophagy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OMOPHAGY

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

Translator English - Chinese

omophagy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

omophagy
570 millions of speakers

English

omophagy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

omophagy
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

omophagy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

omophagy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

omophagy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

omophagy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

omophagie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Omophagy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

omophagy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

omophagy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

omophagy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Omophagy
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

omophagy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

omophagy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओफोग्राजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

omophagy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

omophagy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

omophagy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

omophagy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

omophagy
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

omophagy
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

omophagy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

omophagy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

omophagy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of omophagy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OMOPHAGY»

The term «omophagy» is normally little used and occupies the 148.973 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OMOPHAGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «omophagy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «omophagy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OMOPHAGY»

Discover the use of omophagy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to omophagy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Firmicus Maternus: the Error of the Pagan Religions
Firmicus' phrase vivum laniant dentibus taurum is a mildly overstated reference to omophagy, corroborated by the "raw feasts" of Euripides' Cretans (frag. 472 Nauck). Earlier doubts as to whether the Dionysiac mysteries included omophagy  ...
Julius Firmicus Maternus, Clarence Allen Forbes, 1970
2
Homer's Odyssey
In fact, throughout the poem, Odysseus consistently seeks to maintain his heroic identity, although he is repeatedly presented with situations. 46 It is instructive to note that three Iliadic characters, Zeus, Akhilleus, and Hekabe, use omophagy to  ...
Lillian Eileen Doherty, 2009
3
Cambridge Women: Twelve Portraits
First, she fails to follow Rapp in distinguishing between the maenadism of literature, whose most important manifestation is in Euripides' tragedy the Bacchae, and the innocuous maenadism of cult.57 In speaking of omophagy, the way in ...
Edward Shils, Carmen Blacker, 1996
4
The Gardens of Adonis: Spices in Greek Mythology
Cannibalism is added to 'omophagy'. The frontier between men and beasts is abolished. In the myths in which they appear there is nothing left to distinguish Dionysus' frenzied maenades from the wild animals that they hunt down even in their ...
Marcel Detienne, 1977
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Iliad
Omophagy is conceived of as proper to beasts but not to humans, who eat the cooked meat of sacrifice commensally. Since commensality defines the political order, a formalized relationship with one who commits omophagy is impossible. 95 ...
Donna F. Wilson, 2002
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Greek Religion: Archaic and Classical
The mystai of Samothrace emphatically call themselves the pious and the just, whereas at the initiation a crime comes to the foreground.' Vegetarianism follows on omophagy among the Idaean mystai of Euripides.3 And again the Baechae of  ...
Walter Burkert, 2013
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Herodotus: Volume 2: Herodotus and the World
3“ Hdt. 4.177. 39 Hdt. 4.178. 4° Hdt. 3.99.1. 41 Hdt. 3.99.1 42 Detienne (1977) 141. 43 Hdt. 3.99.1-2 4“ Hdt. 3.100. Omophagy and anthropophagy, like vegetarianism, equally remove their adepts from 218 Michele Rosellini and Suzanne Said.
Rosaria Vignolo Munson, 2013
8
The God who Comes: Dionysian Mysteries Revisited
... pig an alien and unpleasant creature to nomads.55 Eating raw meat ( omophagy) was another Dionysian sacramental act, perhaps symbolic of the power of “raw” nature over civilization and the power of Deity over that of self- proclaimed holy ...
Rosemarie Taylor-Perry, 2003
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Early Greek Mythography: Volume 2: Commentary
Κουρτων βκχος κλθην σιωθες; here the language (and more than the language: omophagy) of Dionysiac ritual has been applied to the orgia of the Kouretes on Ida, and Rhea who brought the infant Zeus is called the Mountain Mother, ...
Robert L. Fowler, 2013
10
TONGUES: CONFUSED BY ECSTASY: A CAREFUL STUDY OF THE ...
This ritual (omophagy) became a central rite of Dionysus (Nilsson 1964, 95; Burkert 1985, 291). One of the earliest accounts of omophagy is of female worshippers of Dionysus roaming the Parnassus to hunt wild animals and eat their raw flesh ...
David A Swincer, 2013

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Omophagy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/omophagy>. Feb 2020 ».
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