anthimeria


anthimeria
anthimeeria (sõnaliigi asendamine teisega)

English-Estonian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Anthimeria — In rhetoric, anthimeria (traditionally and more properly called antimeria) is the use of a word as if it were a member of a different word class (part of speech); typically, the use of a noun as if it were a verb.Examples* I ll unhair thy head.… …   Wikipedia

  • anthimeria — noun The use of a word from one word class or part of speech as if it were from another. Typically, and for example, the use of a noun as if it were a verb …   Wiktionary

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  • Conversion (linguistics) — In linguistics, conversion, also called zero derivation, is a kind of word formation; specifically, it is the creation of a word from an existing word without any change in form. Conversion is more productive in some languages than in others; in… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of rhetorical terms — Rhetorical Theory is a subject rife with jargon and special terminology. This page explains commonly used rhetorical terms in alphabetical order. The brief definitions here are intended to serve as a quick reference rather than an in depth… …   Wikipedia

  • Writing style — is the manner in which a writer addresses a matter in prose, a manner which reveals the writer s personality, or voice. It is particularly evident in the choices the writer makes in syntactical structures, diction, and figures of thought. The… …   Wikipedia

  • verbify — verb a) To use a noun as a verb via anthimeria. b) To derive a verb from a pre existing noun. Syn: verbalize, verbalise …   Wiktionary