perifrasi

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peri- +‎ frasi, from Latin periphrăsis, from Ancient Greek περίφρασις (períphrasis), derived from Ancient Greek περιφράζω (periphrázō), compound of περι- (peri-, peri-) + φράζω (phrázō, to say).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈrif.ra.zi/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧rìf‧ra‧si

Noun[edit]

perifrasi f (invariable)

  1. circumlocution, periphrase

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