See also: trópus

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tropus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tropus m

  1. trope (figure of speech)

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tropus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tropus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • tropus in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τρόπος (trópos, a turn, way, manner, style, a trope or figure of speech, a mode in music, a mode or mood in logic).

NounEdit

tropus m (genitive tropī); second declension

  1. a figurative use of a word, a trope (postAug. for trānslātiō, verbōrum immūtātiō)
  2. a way of singing, a song

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tropus tropī
Genitive tropī tropōrum
Dative tropō tropīs
Accusative tropum tropōs
Ablative tropō tropīs
Vocative trope tropī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: trope
  • Portuguese: tropo

ReferencesEdit

  • tropus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tropus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • tropus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette