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metaplasmus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μεταπλασμός (metaplasmós)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

metaplasmus m (genitive metaplasmī); second declension

  1. A grammatical change; an irregularity, metaplasm.
  2. The transformation of prose text in form for metric or decorative purposes.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative metaplasmus metaplasmī
genitive metaplasmī metaplasmōrum
dative metaplasmō metaplasmīs
accusative metaplasmum metaplasmōs
ablative metaplasmō metaplasmīs
vocative metaplasme metaplasmī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • metaplasmus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879