apokoinou

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek genitive form of ἀπόκοινός (apókoinós), from ἀπό (apó) + κοινός (koinós, in common)

Examples (apokoinou)

It was he told me about it.
There was a door led to the kitchen.

Noun[edit]

apokoinou (plural apokoinous)

  1. (rhetoric) A blending of two sentences through a common word which has two syntactic functions, one for each of the sentence. The word common to both sentences is often a predicate object in the first and a subject in the second.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀπό (apó) + κοινός (koinós, in common)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: apo‧koi‧nou

Noun[edit]

apokoinou f (plural apokoinous)

  1. A rhetorical device similar to a zeugma or elliptical construction. An apokoinou is the blending of two sentences through a common word which has two syntactic functions, one for each of the sentence. The word common to both sentences is often a predicate object in the first and a subject in the second.
    It was he told me about it.
    There was a door led to the kitchen.