ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PLEONASM
From Latin pleonasmus, from Greek pleonasmos excess, from pleonazein to be redundant.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLEONASM»
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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z
Pleonasm of chapters by Roman numerals (I, H ...), paragraphs by Arabic
numerals (§1, §2 ...), points covered by letters (A, B ...), and other divisions by
smaller or less bold letters and numerals. Harmony of proportion in architecture
or in a ...
Bernard Marie Dupriez, Albert W. Halsall, 1991
Another Reformation: Postliberal Christianity and the Jews
Pleonasm as measure of religious practice, and analogy as measure of religious
reasoning “Pleonasm” offers norms for measuring its claims. In this section I
argue that the character of these norms and the way Milbank presents them are ...
Edgar Allan Poe: Rhetoric and Style
Type: repetition: letters, syllables, and sounds PLEONASM (pleonasmus) : the
repetition of an idea through words or phrases (often parallel) that mean the
same thing. For examples of pleonasm, see under "doublets" and tautologia.
Figures Involving Fullness Of Thought Pleonasm In pleonasm the writer repeats
an idea which has already been expressed simply because he has the habit of
repeating. Pleonasm is rarely seen by the English reader because the translators
A. Berkeley Mickelsen, 1972
Traditional Inuit Songs from the Thule Area
C sentences have in the Suffix part an obligatory use of a t motif or a ct motif
followed by a pleonasm. 91 of the 103 drum-songs of Form Type D have in the
Suffix of the C sentence versions - often simple versions - of a t motif plus a
English Grammmar: A Simple, Concise, and Comprehensive ...
He should be written him, and then him, as an emphatic repetition, is placed in
apposition with him, at the close of the sentence. 9. ' Such like.' Like is a
pleonasm, and should be excluded — present usage disallows it. 10. ' The which.
' Col. 3.
Rufus William Bailey, 1855
A Critical Grammar of the Hebrew Language
Ex. 32 : 32. Judg. 6 : 36. Pleonasm. § 1115. Pleonasm, the opposite of ellipsis, is
a figure which results from the writer's desire to give force to his statement by
being exceed, ingly perspicuous. It is of very common occurrence in Hebrew as
A Treatise on the Grammar of New Testament Greek ... ...
REDUNDANT sTRucToRE: PLEONASM (REDUNDANCE 1), DIFFUSENESS. 1.
Pleonasm 2 is the opposite of ellipsis, as superfluity is the opposite of deficiency.
Hence pleonasm would naturally consist in the use of a word the notion of which
Georg Benedikt Winer, William Fiddian MOULTON (the Elder.), 1870
The French Orthologer; Or, Complete Course of Theory and ...
PLEONASM. Pleonasm signifies superabundance. Thus, there is pleonasm
when a sentence contains one or several words useless as to construction, but
necessary to add to the olearness or to the strength of the expresslon. Pleonasm
A treatise on the grammar of New Testament Greek: regarded ...
RKDUNDANT STRUCTURE: PLEONASM (REDUNDANCE l), DD7FUSENESS.
1. Pleonasm2 is the opposite of ellipsis , as superfluity is the opposite of
deficiency. Hence pleonasm would naturally consist in the use of a word the
notion of ...
Johann Georg Benedict Winer, 1870
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLEONASM»
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SPECIAL REPORT: Whisky label designs
The mention of 100% in front of 'Scotch Whisky' actually is a pleonasm, but sometimes blenders came up with the craziest expressions and ... «The Drinks Report, Jul 15»
Academic centres turn on Western civilisation
The first point to make, as noted by Pierre Ryckmans in his 1996 ABC Boyer Lectures, is that “multiculturalism is a pleonasm and a tautology”. «The Australian, Jul 15»
Christodoulos Panayiotou on His Cyprus Pavilion in Venice
I had listened to that specific recording innumerable times, but that was the first time I grasped this augmented pleonasm projected to the ... «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Jul 15»
The All-volunteer Military: Too Much From Too Few
The worst of neologisms might be the so-called “war on terror,” a pleonasm that misfires on three counts. America has been agnostic since ... «American Thinker, Jun 15»
Book review: Amir Tag Elsir's Telepathy is entertaining but let down …
And who would allow the pleonasm in the sentence “I didn't reply and quickly shot outside”? Similarly redundant constructions (“Shaken, I tried ... «The National, Jun 15»
As a grammarian contrarian, I love opposites. But what about …
... involving the word oxymoron, such as oxymoronic pleonasm or pleonastic oxymoron (a pleonasm is a linguistic redundancy like burning fire). «The Guardian, May 15»
Floating forms surface in 'giddy' new exhibit
Arredondo, who holds a master's of fine arts degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio, has called the exhibition “Pleonasm,” which ... «San Antonio Express-News, May 15»
ICC could step in if SA stalls over xenophobia
However, stupid racist comments (a pleonasm perhaps) may amount to hate speech if they constitute incitement to cause harm, in which case ... «Mail & Guardian Online, Apr 15»
Is poetry dying?
In Hey Mahajiban, Sukanta writes, “No one needs the soft bower of poetic pleonasm/ Poetry, I now bid you adieu/ The hungry world is decked ... «The Daily Star, Apr 15»
Careful scrutiny of pleonasms & redundant phrases
Pleonasm (/ˈpliːənæzəm/, from Greek πλεονασμός pleonasmos from πλέον pleon “more, too much”) is the use of more words or parts of ... «Albany Times Union, Mar 15»