hapax (plural hapaxes)
- Ellipsis of hapax legomenon.
- 1993, Gilbert G. Bilezikian, Christianity 101: Your Guide to Eight Basic Christian Beliefs, →ISBN, page 19:
- Never build a doctrine on or draw a teaching from an unclear or debated hapax.
- 1993, Mark W. Edwards, The Iliad: A Commentary, Volume V: Books 17–20, →ISBN, page 53,
- He includes tables which give the number and frequency of hapaxes in each Book, ...
- 1999, Ingo Plago, Morphological Productivity: Structural Constraints in English Derivation, →ISBN, page 111:
- Most of the hapaxes featuring -ify and -ize are phonologically and semantically transparent, which indicates their status as productive formations.
- 1999, David E. Orton, The Synoptic Problem and Q: Selected Studies from Novum Testamentum, →ISBN, page 194:
- There are 19000-odd words in his gospel, and 971 of these are hapaxes: there are 18000-odd words in Acts, and 943 are hapaxes.
hapax legomenon — see hapax legomenon
- apax (rare)
From Ancient Greek ἅπαξ (hápax, “once”).
hapax m (plural hapax)
- “hapax”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.