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-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈlibsis/, [eˈliβsis]

Noun[edit]

elipsis f (plural elipsis)

  1. (grammar, rhetoric) ellipsis

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