hypotaxis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, subjection, from hypotassein to arrange under, from hypo- + tassein to arrange Date: 1883 syntactic subordination (as by a conjunction)

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  • Hypotaxis — is the grammatical arrangement of functionally similar but unequal constructs ( hypo = beneath , taxis = arrangement ), i.e., constructs playing an inequal role in a sentence.A common example of syntactic expression of hypotaxis is subordination… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypotaxis — Hypotaxis, s. Hypnotismus, S. 711 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hypotaxis — [hī΄pō tak′sis, hip΄ōtak′sis] n. [ModL < Gr, submission: see HYPO & TAXIS] Gram. syntactic subordination of one clause or construction to another hypotactic [hī΄pōtak′tik, hip΄ōtak′tik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • Hypotaxis — Hy|po|ta|xis die; , ...t’axen <aus gleichbed. gr. hypótaxis> svw. ↑Hypotaxe …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hypotaxis — hy•po•tax•is [[t]ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk sɪs[/t]] n. gram. the linking together of clauses or phrases in a subordinate relationship, as by using conjunctions; subordination Compare parataxis • Etymology: 1880–85; < Gk hypótaxis subjection; see hypo ,… …   From formal English to slang

  • hypotaxis — См. ipotassi …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • hypotaxis — noun Syntactic subordination of one clause or construction to another Ant: parataxis …   Wiktionary

  • Hypotaxis — Hy|po|tạ|xis 〈f.; , tạ|xen; veraltet〉 = Hypotaxe (2) * * * Hy|po|tạ|xis, die; , …xen (Sprachwiss.): ↑ Hypotaxe (1). * * * Hy|po|tạ|xis, die; , ...xen (Sprachw.): ↑Hypotaxe (1) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hypotaxis — hy·po·tax·is …   English syllables

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