epiphora vs epistrophe what difference

what is difference between epiphora and epistrophe

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐπιφορά (epiphorá).

Noun

epiphora (countable and uncountable, plural epiphoras)

  1. (rhetoric) epistrophe
    Antonym: anaphora
  2. (medicine) Excessive tear production usually a result from an irritation of the eye.
  3. (botany) Polystachya (a genus of orchids).


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin epistrophē, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek ἐπιστροφή (epistrophḗ).

Noun

epistrophe (plural epistrophes)

  1. (rhetoric) The repetition of the same word or words at the end of successive phrases, clauses or sentences.
    Synonyms: epiphora, antistrophe
    Antonym: anaphora

Further reading

  • epistrophe on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References


Latin

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐπιστροφή (epistrophḗ).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /eˈpis.tro.pʰeː/, [ɛˈpɪs̠t̪ɾɔpʰeː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /eˈpis.tro.fe/, [ɛˈpist̪rɔfɛ]

Noun

epistrophē f (genitive epistrophēs); first declension

  1. (rhetoric) a returning

Declension

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

References

  • epistrophe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • epistrophe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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