perifrástico

See also: perifrastico

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek περιφραστικός (periphrastikós).

AdjectiveEdit

perifrástico m (feminine singular perifrástica, masculine plural perifrásticos, feminine plural perifrásticas, comparable)

  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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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek περιφραστικός (periphrastikós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peɾifˈɾastiko/, [pe.ɾifˈɾas.t̪i.ko]

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. periphrastic

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