adjective Etymology: Greek hypotaktikos, from hypotassein Date: 1896 of or relating to hypotaxis

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  • hypotactic — See hypotaxis. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypotactic — hy·po·tac·tic …   English syllables

  • hypotaxis — hypotactic /huy peuh tak tik, hip euh /, adj. /huy peuh tak sis/, n. Gram. dependent relation or construction, as of clauses; syntactic subordination. [1880 85; < Gk hypótaxis subjection, equiv. to hypo HYPO + taxis TAXIS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hypotaktisch — Adj untergeordnet (von Satzteilen) per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gr. hypotaktikós; dieses aus gr. hypotássein unterordnen , aus gr. hypo und tássein ordnen . Als grammatischer Terminus aber erst in der syntaktischen… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • hypotaxis — /haɪpəˈtæksəs/ (say huypuh taksuhs) noun dependent relation or construction, as of clauses. {New Latin, from Greek: subjection} –hypotactic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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