παρένθεσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From παρεντίθημι (parentíthēmi, I put in beside, mix up), from παρά (pará, beside) + ἐν (en, in) + τίθημι (títhēmi, I put, place)

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Noun[edit]

παρένθεσις (parénthesis) (genitive παρενθέσεως) f, third declension

  1. a putting in beside, injection
  2. insertion
  3. (grammar) parenthesis

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