ἀντονομασία

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From ᾰ̓ντονομᾰ́ζω (antonomázō, to name instead, call by a new name) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

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ᾰ̓ντονομᾰσῐ́ᾱ (antonomasíāf (genitive ᾰ̓ντονομᾰσῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. (rhetoric) use or substitution of an epithet or patronymic for a proper noun, antonomasia
  2. nomination of a successor by retiring official
  3. (grammar) pronoun, or the use of a pronoun
  4. contrary denomination

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