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hendiadys

División en sílabas: hen·di·a·dys
Pronunciación: /henˈdīədəs
 
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Definición de hendiadys en inglés:

sustantivo

Rhetoric
The expression of a single idea by two words connected with “and,” e.g., nice and warm, when one could be used to modify the other, as in nicely warm.
Example sentences
  • The lyrical grandeur of his language covers every known figure of speech from metaphor to simile, hyperbole to hendiadys.
  • The alignment of grace and truth is what we see at the end of the Prologue of the Fourth Gospel, and that, itself, I take as a Hebrew hendiadys.
  • That, in our submission, should be treated as an hendiadys.

Origen

late 16th century: via medieval Latin from Greek hen dia duoin 'one thing by two'.

Words that rhyme with hendiadys

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