perifrastisch

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimarely from Ancient Greek περιφραστικός (periphrastikós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpeː.riˈfrɑs.tis/
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  • Hyphenation: pe‧ri‧fras‧tisch
  • Rhymes: -ɑstis

AdjectiveEdit

perifrastisch (not comparable)

  1. periphrastic
    1. using circumlocution, being needlessly long
    2. (grammar) expressing meaning through free morphemes

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