παρένθεσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πᾰρεντῐ́θημῐ (parentíthēmi, I put in beside, mix up) +‎ -σις (-sis), from πᾰρᾰ- (para-, beside) + ἐν (en, in) + τῐ́θημῐ (títhēmi, I put, place)

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Noun[edit]

πᾰρένθεσῐς (parénthesisf (genitive πᾰρενθέσεως); third declension

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

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