metaplasmus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μεταπλασμός (metaplasmós)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metaplasmus m (genitive metaplasmī); second declension

  1. A grammatical change; an irregularity, metaplasm.
  2. The transformation of prose text in form for metric or decorative purposes.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative metaplasmus metaplasmī
genitive metaplasmī metaplasmōrum
dative metaplasmō metaplasmīs
accusative metaplasmum metaplasmōs
ablative metaplasmō metaplasmīs
vocative metaplasme metaplasmī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • metaplasmus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879