elipsis

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ellīpsis, from Ancient Greek ἔλλειψις(élleipsis, falling short, omission), from ἐλλείπω(elleípō, I fall short, leave out), from ἐν(en, in) + λείπω(leípō, I leave), from Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-.

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Noun[edit]

elipsis f ‎(plural elipsis)

  1. (grammar, rhetoric) ellipsis

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