mimesis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῑ́μησις (mī́mēsis), from μιμεῖσθαι (mimeîsthai, to imitate), from μῖμος (mîmos, a mime).

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mimesis (countable and uncountable, plural mimeses)

  1. The representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions, in literature and art.
  2. (biology) Mimicry.
  3. (medicine) The appearance of symptoms of a disease not actually present.
  4. (rhetoric) The rhetorical pedagogy of imitation.
  5. (rhetoric) The imitation of another's gestures, pronunciation, or utterance.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek μῑ́μησις (mī́mēsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmimesis/, [ˈmime̞s̠is̠]
  • Rhymes: -imesis
  • Syllabification(key): mi‧me‧sis

Noun[edit]

mimesis

  1. (art, rhetoric) mimesis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mimesis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative mimesis mimesikset
genitive mimesiksen mimesisten
mimesiksien
partitive mimesistä mimesiksiä
illative mimesikseen mimesiksiin
singular plural
nominative mimesis mimesikset
accusative nom. mimesis mimesikset
gen. mimesiksen
genitive mimesiksen mimesisten
mimesiksien
partitive mimesistä mimesiksiä
inessive mimesiksessä mimesiksissä
elative mimesiksestä mimesiksistä
illative mimesikseen mimesiksiin
adessive mimesiksellä mimesiksillä
ablative mimesikseltä mimesiksiltä
allative mimesikselle mimesiksille
essive mimesiksenä mimesiksinä
translative mimesikseksi mimesiksiksi
instructive mimesiksin
abessive mimesiksettä mimesiksittä
comitative mimesiksineen
Possessive forms of mimesis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person mimesikseni mimesiksemme
2nd person mimesiksesi mimesiksenne
3rd person mimesiksensä

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mīmēsis, from Ancient Greek μῑ́μησις (mī́mēsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈmɛ.sis/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsis
  • Syllabification: mi‧me‧sis

Noun[edit]

mimesis f (indeclinable)

  1. (art, literature) mimesis (representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions)

Further reading[edit]

  • mimesis in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mimesis in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mimesis f (plural mimesis)

  1. mimesis

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