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Etymology

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From Late Latin metonymia, from Ancient Greek μετωνυμίᾱ (metōnumíā, change of name), from μετά (metá, other) + ὄνομα (ónoma, name).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: me‧to‧ny‧mia

Noun

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metonymia f (plural metonymia's, diminutive metonymiaatje n)

  1. (literature) A metaphor by which an inclusive term stands for something included, or vice versa; a metaphor in which a part is spoken of as the whole (hand for laborer) or vice-versa (the court for the judge).

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Finnish

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Etymology

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Internationalism (see English metonymy), ultimately from Late Latin metonymia.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmetonymiɑ/, [ˈme̞t̪o̞ˌnymiɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ymiɑ
  • Syllabification(key): me‧to‧ny‧mi‧a

Noun

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metonymia

  1. metonymy

Declension

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Inflection of metonymia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative metonymia metonymiat
genitive metonymian metonymioiden
metonymioitten
partitive metonymiaa metonymioita
illative metonymiaan metonymioihin
singular plural
nominative metonymia metonymiat
accusative nom. metonymia metonymiat
gen. metonymian
genitive metonymian metonymioiden
metonymioitten
metonymiain rare
partitive metonymiaa metonymioita
inessive metonymiassa metonymioissa
elative metonymiasta metonymioista
illative metonymiaan metonymioihin
adessive metonymialla metonymioilla
ablative metonymialta metonymioilta
allative metonymialle metonymioille
essive metonymiana metonymioina
translative metonymiaksi metonymioiksi
abessive metonymiatta metonymioitta
instructive metonymioin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of metonymia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative metonymiani metonymiani
accusative nom. metonymiani metonymiani
gen. metonymiani
genitive metonymiani metonymioideni
metonymioitteni
metonymiaini rare
partitive metonymiaani metonymioitani
inessive metonymiassani metonymioissani
elative metonymiastani metonymioistani
illative metonymiaani metonymioihini
adessive metonymiallani metonymioillani
ablative metonymialtani metonymioiltani
allative metonymialleni metonymioilleni
essive metonymianani metonymioinani
translative metonymiakseni metonymioikseni
abessive metonymiattani metonymioittani
instructive
comitative metonymioineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative metonymiasi metonymiasi
accusative nom. metonymiasi metonymiasi
gen. metonymiasi
genitive metonymiasi metonymioidesi
metonymioittesi
metonymiaisi rare
partitive metonymiaasi metonymioitasi
inessive metonymiassasi metonymioissasi
elative metonymiastasi metonymioistasi
illative metonymiaasi metonymioihisi
adessive metonymiallasi metonymioillasi
ablative metonymialtasi metonymioiltasi
allative metonymiallesi metonymioillesi
essive metonymianasi metonymioinasi
translative metonymiaksesi metonymioiksesi
abessive metonymiattasi metonymioittasi
instructive
comitative metonymioinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative metonymiamme metonymiamme
accusative nom. metonymiamme metonymiamme
gen. metonymiamme
genitive metonymiamme metonymioidemme
metonymioittemme
metonymiaimme rare
partitive metonymiaamme metonymioitamme
inessive metonymiassamme metonymioissamme
elative metonymiastamme metonymioistamme
illative metonymiaamme metonymioihimme
adessive metonymiallamme metonymioillamme
ablative metonymialtamme metonymioiltamme
allative metonymiallemme metonymioillemme
essive metonymianamme metonymioinamme
translative metonymiaksemme metonymioiksemme
abessive metonymiattamme metonymioittamme
instructive
comitative metonymioinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative metonymianne metonymianne
accusative nom. metonymianne metonymianne
gen. metonymianne
genitive metonymianne metonymioidenne
metonymioittenne
metonymiainne rare
partitive metonymiaanne metonymioitanne
inessive metonymiassanne metonymioissanne
elative metonymiastanne metonymioistanne
illative metonymiaanne metonymioihinne
adessive metonymiallanne metonymioillanne
ablative metonymialtanne metonymioiltanne
allative metonymiallenne metonymioillenne
essive metonymiananne metonymioinanne
translative metonymiaksenne metonymioiksenne
abessive metonymiattanne metonymioittanne
instructive
comitative metonymioinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative metonymiansa metonymiansa
accusative nom. metonymiansa metonymiansa
gen. metonymiansa
genitive metonymiansa metonymioidensa
metonymioittensa
metonymiainsa rare
partitive metonymiaansa metonymioitaan
metonymioitansa
inessive metonymiassaan
metonymiassansa
metonymioissaan
metonymioissansa
elative metonymiastaan
metonymiastansa
metonymioistaan
metonymioistansa
illative metonymiaansa metonymioihinsa
adessive metonymiallaan
metonymiallansa
metonymioillaan
metonymioillansa
ablative metonymialtaan
metonymialtansa
metonymioiltaan
metonymioiltansa
allative metonymialleen
metonymiallensa
metonymioilleen
metonymioillensa
essive metonymianaan
metonymianansa
metonymioinaan
metonymioinansa
translative metonymiakseen
metonymiaksensa
metonymioikseen
metonymioiksensa
abessive metonymiattaan
metonymiattansa
metonymioittaan
metonymioittansa
instructive
comitative metonymioineen
metonymioinensa

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