epistrophe

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When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child. — The Bible, 1 Cor 13:11

epistrophe (plural epistrophes)

  1. (rhetoric) The repetition of the same word or words at the end of successive phrases, clauses or sentences.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek

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Noun[edit]

epistrophē f (genitive eipistrophēs); first declension

  1. (rhetoric) a returning

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Number Singular Plural
nominative epistrophē epistrophae
genitive epistrophēs epistrophārum
dative epistrophae epistrophīs
accusative epistrophēn epistrophās
ablative epistrophē epistrophīs
vocative epistrophē epistrophae