See also: perifrastico

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek περιφραστικός (periphrastikós).

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  • Hyphenation: pe‧ri‧frás‧ti‧co

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perifrástico (feminine perifrástica, masculine plural perifrásticos, feminine plural perifrásticas)

  1. periphrastic; verbose (using more words than necessary)
  2. periphrastic; roundabout; circuitous (avoiding getting to the point)
    Synonym: circunloquial
  3. (grammar) periphrastic (characterised by periphrasis)

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek περιφραστικός (periphrastikós).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /peɾiˈfɾastiko/ [pe.ɾiˈfɾas.t̪i.ko]
  • Rhymes: -astiko
  • Syllabification: pe‧ri‧frás‧ti‧co

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perifrástico (feminine perifrástica, masculine plural perifrásticos, feminine plural perifrásticas)

  1. periphrastic

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