amphibologia

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English[edit]

Examples

They are frying chickens might mean
Those are chickens for frying OR
Those people are cooking chickens by frying them.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amphibologia, alternative form of amphibolia (ambiguity).

Noun[edit]

amphibologia (usually uncountable, plural amphibologias)

  1. (rhetoric) Ambiguity of grammatical structure.

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

amphibologia f (genitive amphibologiae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of amphibolia.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative amphibologia amphibologiae
genitive amphibologiae amphibologiārum
dative amphibologiae amphibologiīs
accusative amphibologiam amphibologiās
ablative amphibologiā amphibologiīs
vocative amphibologia amphibologiae