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Meaning of "therianthropic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD THERIANTHROPIC

From Greek thērion wild animal + anthrōpos man.
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PRONUNCIATION OF THERIANTHROPIC

therianthropic  [ˌθɪərɪənˈθrɒpɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERIANTHROPIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Therianthropic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES THERIANTHROPIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Therianthropy

Therianthropy is the mythological ability of humans to metamorphose into animals through shapeshifting. Depictions of therianthropy have been found in neolithic cave drawings such as Les Trois Frères in France.

Definition of therianthropic in the English dictionary

The definition of therianthropic in the dictionary is having a partly animal, partly human form. Other definition of therianthropic is of or relating to such creatures or deities.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERIANTHROPIC


adrenocorticotropic
əˌdriːnəʊˌkɔːtəkəʊˈtrɒpɪk
anisotropic
ænˌaɪsəʊˈtrɒpɪk
anthropic
ænˈθrɒpɪk
azeotropic
ˌeɪzɪəˈtrɒpɪk
inotropic
ˌɪnəˈtrɒpɪk
isentropic
ˌaɪsɛnˈtrɒpɪk
isotropic
ˌaɪsəʊˈtrɒpɪk
lycanthropic
ˌlaɪkənˈθrɒpɪk
misanthropic
ˌmɪzənˈθrɒpɪk
neoanthropic
ˌniːəʊænˈθrɒpɪk
orthotropic
ˌɔːθəʊˈtrɒpɪk
palaeanthropic
ˌpælɪænˈθrɒpɪk
palaeoanthropic
ˌpælɪəʊænˈθrɒpɪk
philanthropic
ˌfɪlənˈθrɒpɪk
psilanthropic
ˌsɪlənˈθrɒpɪk
psychotropic
ˌsaɪkəʊˈtrɒpɪk
theanthropic
ˌθiːænˈθrɒpɪk
thixotropic
ˌθɪksəˈtrɒpɪk
tropic
ˈtrɒpɪk
zoanthropic
ˌzəʊænˈθrɒpɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERIANTHROPIC

thereunder
thereunto
thereupon
therewith
therewithal
therewithin
Therezina
theriac
theriacal
therian
therianthropism
theriolatry
theriomorph
theriomorphic
theriomorphism
theriomorphosis
theriomorphous
therm
thermae
thermaesthesia

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERIANTHROPIC

allotropic
apheliotropic
entropic
gonadotropic
heliotropic
hydropic
hydrotropic
hyperopic
ionotropic
lipotropic
neotropic
neurotropic
nootropic
nyctitropic
pantropic
phototropic
somatotropic
subtropic
thermotropic
topic
xenotropic

Synonyms and antonyms of therianthropic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «therianthropic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERIANTHROPIC

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

Translator English - Chinese

therianthropic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

teriantrópico
570 millions of speakers

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therianthropic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

therianthropic
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

therianthropic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

therianthropic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

therianthropic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

therianthropic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

therianthropic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Therianthropic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

therianthropic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

therianthropic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

therianthropic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Therianthropic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

therianthropic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வடிவம் விலங்கு வடிவம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

द्रीयर्रथ्रोपिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

therianthropic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

therianthropic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

therianthropic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

therianthropic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

therianthropic
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

therianthropic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

therianthropic
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

therianthropic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

therianthropic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of therianthropic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIANTHROPIC»

The term «therianthropic» is used very little and occupies the 176.599 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIANTHROPIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «therianthropic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «therianthropic» 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 therianthropic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIANTHROPIC»

Discover the use of therianthropic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to therianthropic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Picturing the Beast: Animals, Identity, and Representation
recognizable individual's human head 'becomes gradually transformed into the head of an animal without losing the portrait note, the likeness', the resulting therianthropic image will far more often be the depiction of a rival than of an ally.
Steve Baker, 1993
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Shape of the Beast: The Theriomorphic and Therianthropic ...
Other issues addressed by this work include the Etruscan and Roman importation and adoption of foreign gods, goddess and their mythic narratives, the mercurial nature of pagan deities, the tie between animal imagery and chthonic or liminal ...
Wayne L. Rupp (Jr), 2007
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Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities
Therianthropic images, in contrast, would be those 'combining the form of a beast with that of a man' . . . Where animal imagery is used to make statements about human identity, metonymic representations of selfhood will typically take ...
Rachel Carroll, 2009
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The Animated Bestiary: Animals, Cartoons, and Culture
Therianthropic images, in contrast, be those 'combining the form of a beast with that of a man.' . . . ' animal imagery is used to make statements about human identity onymic representations of selfhood will typically take theriomi form, whereas ...
Paul Wells, 2008
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A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to ...
... the deities, he was himself regarded as a sacred being, the direct descendant of the heavenly ancestor (Tenson). THERIANTHROPIC. ELEMENTS. That the religion of ancient Japan--known as Shinto, or "the THERIANTHROPIC ELEMENTS.
F. Kikuchi Brinkley
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Thematic Guide to World Mythology
Myth tradition is also populated by therianthropic beings, figures that are part human being and part animal. In fact, the shape-shifting Zeus transforms himself into one of these creatures when he assumes the form of a satyr, a being that is both ...
Lorena Laura Stookey, 2004
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Indus Civilization
There are representations of animal chimeras containing bijugate, pentajugate, and hexajugate animals, or animals having heads emerging from a common body or nucleus. Then, again, there is a class of composite monsters, therianthropic ...
R.K. Pruthi, 2004
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Goddessess in Ancient India:
They face to left and the legs are invisible, being hidden by the double underhand, symbolic, according to Vats, of a river.97 On the basis of the evidence available, it seems not unlikely that a therianthropic Goddess presided over all hideous ...
Mr P K Agrawala, 2014
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The Strong Eye of Shamanism: A Journey into the Caves of ...
The transformation of consciousness leading to the therianthropic form is the correlative of the cave journey itself. As we have seen, as the shaman more closely approaches the altered state of consciousness that is his goal, he approximates ...
Robert E. Ryan, Ph.D., 1999
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African Traditional Religion in South Africa: An Annotated ...
A series of paintings are then described that include therianthropic figures, groups of elephants surrounded by concentric, zigzag, and denticulate lines, and abstract, boat-shaped objects with zigzag lines. The authors assert that these lines ...
DAVID CHIDESTER, CHIREVO KWENDA, ROBERT PETTY, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERIANTHROPIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term therianthropic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot to be announced after …
Ms Jones assured the Parliament her therianthropic suggestions for the LNP shadow bench were "in jest". To have a crack at your own mascot head here , but ... «Brisbane Times, Jul 15»
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Into the Woods: Natalie Frank's Fairy Tales
This May Damiani will publish Natalie Frank's Tales of the Brothers Grimm, which features the texts of the stories alongside Frank's dysmorphic, therianthropic ... «ARTnews, May 15»
3
Murder amid flights of fancy
... and vampires, werewolf-like Caini — “a nomadic tribe: therianthropic, yes, but not lycanthropic, and not malevolent, although much maligned” — and redcaps, ... «Montreal Gazette, Oct 14»
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Survey suggests furries 'think differently', but aren't crazy
However, the extent of furry identification had no relation to therianthropic shifting. 37.3% of furs reported having ever used psychotropic medication, a level ... «Flayrah, Oct 13»
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OTEP: 'Hydra' First-Week Sales Revealed
Her rise from the smoldering ash as a bruise that never heals transmuting, therianthropic, to the infinite, still-born messiah, a vigilante serial assassin, codename: ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jan 13»
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Review: 'Wereworld: Rage of Lions' and 'Wereworld: Shadow of the …
Thrown into the Seven Realms' therianthropic politics whether he wants to be or not, Drew finds friends and allies such as Princess Gretchen, a fox shapeshifter, ... «Flayrah, Jan 13»
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Andy Reid and Scott Pioli star in 'The Walrus and the Carpenter'
Andy Reid, as we all know, was bitten by a therianthropic walrus one misty evening in the Scottish countryside. All of these elements converging has inspired our ... «SB Nation, Jan 13»
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OTEP Explains 'Hydra' Album Concept
Her rise from the smoldering ash as a bruise that never heals transmuting, therianthropic, to the infinite, still-born messiah, a vigilante serial assassin, codename: ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Nov 12»
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Science and disenchantment.
Therianthropic masks worn by spiritual agents of various sorts acknowledge a physical strength in animals which is not present to anything like the same degree ... «The Fortnightly Review, Oct 12»
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Newton's prisms.
We are therianthropic, and it can be hard to distinguish where the two hemispheres actually meet. All too often, when we look back in time, we discover that ... «The Fortnightly Review, Jul 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Therianthropic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/therianthropic>. Oct 2019 ».
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