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periphrases Explained

periphrases at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {periphrasis}

Periphrases at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Periphrasis \Pe*riph"ra*sis\, n.; pl. {Periphrases}. [L.]
See {Periphrase}.

periphrases at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

periphrasis
n : a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
[syn: {circumlocution}, {ambage}]
[also: {periphrases} (pl)]

periphrases
See {periphrasis}

periphrases at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » plural of periphrase|verb Inter: IPA » /pəˈrɪfɹeɪzɛz/
  • Inter: a » plural of periphrasis Inter: IPA » /pəˈrɪfrəːsiz/

    Noun

    periphrases

  • Inter: plural of » periphrase circumlocutions.
    1. De Quincey
    2. : To describe by enigmatic periphrases.
    3. Inter: plural of » periphrasis use of syntactic rather than morphological constructions.
    4. : Language learners sometimes use periphrases like "did go" where a native speaker would use "went".

      Verb

      periphrases


  • Inter: third-person singular of » periphrase

    1. :


    Translation: ar » periphrases
    Translation: de » periphrases
    Translation: eo » periphrases
    Translation: fr » periphrases
    Translation: my » periphrases
    Translation: vi » periphrases