Definición de syllepsis en inglés:

syllepsis

Saltos de línea: syl|lep¦sis
Pronunciación: /sɪˈlɛpsɪs
 
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sustantivo (plural syllepses /-siːz/)

1A figure of speech in which a word is applied to two others of which it grammatically suits only one (e.g. neither they nor it is working).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Probably the most common type, however, is syllepsis, where a word is understood differently in relation to two or more other words which it modifies or governs.
  • A strong syllepsis in French, ‘Mauvais Genres’ was the title of an exhibit and debate where ‘gore’ and horror film and literature were explored.
  • More complex instances of authorial disruptions might be labeled narratological syllepses.
1.1 another term for zeugma.

Origen

late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek sullēpsis 'taking together'.

Derivativos

sylleptic

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