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antanaclasis, polyptoton

Imagine lettering these letters on a sheet of letter paper, or articulating them in an article: antanaclasis with its forays of four a’s – see those two articles… 496 more words

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The Necessity of Being Persecuted

A Commentary on 2 Timothy 3:10-13

By Johann Gerhard, Th. D.

Translator’s Preface

The following was translated from Adnotationes ad Posteriorem D. Pauli ad Timotheum Epistolam, in Quibus Textus Declaratur, Quaestiones Dubiae Solvuntur, Observationes Eruuntur, & Loca in Speciem Pugnantia quam Brevissime Conciliantur… 1,307 more words



Chapter 2: Polyptoton

Polyptoton is using a word across many cases within the same sentence. For example “Please please me” uses the word “please” twice – the first time as a request, the second time as a verb. 1,081 more words

Mark Forsyth


Paregmenon (pa-reg’-men-on): A general term for the repetition of a word or its cognates in a short sentence. Often, but not always, polyptoton.

Bound by faith, we are bound by a common dream! 60 more words

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Polyptoton (po-lyp-to’-ton): Repeating a word, but in a different form. Using a cognate of a given word in close proximity.

I like to like what I like to like. 82 more words

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Adnominatio (ad-no-mi-na’-ti-o): 1. A synonym for paronomasia .  2. A synonym for polyptoton.  3. Assigning to a proper name its literal or homophonic meaning. 52 more words

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