Definition of Anacolutha

1. Noun. (plural of anacoluthon) ¹



2. Noun. (alternative spelling of anacoloutha) ¹

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Definition of Anacolutha

1. anacoluthon [n] - See also: anacoluthon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anacolutha

anaclastics
anaclinal
anaclises
anaclisis
anaclitic
anaclitic depression
anaclitic psychotherapy
anaclitisms
anacmesis
anacoenosis
anacoloutha
anacolouthon
anacolouthons
anacolpate
anacolutha (current term)
anacoluthia
anacoluthias
anacoluthic
anacoluthically
anacoluthon
anacoluthons
anaconda
anacondae
anacondas
anacoustic
anacreontic
anacreontics
anacrogynous
anacronym

Literary usage of Anacolutha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Grammar of New Testament Greek: Regarded as a Sure Basis by Georg Benedikt Winer, ( (1882)
"It is in writers of great mental vivacity—more taken up with the thought than with the mode of its expression—that we may expect to find anacolutha most ..."

2. Revue hispanique: Recueil consacré á l'étude des langues, des littératures by Hispanic Society of America (1922)
"Consequently, it is not surprising that on the lips of South Americans one occasionally hears anacolutha such as the following : les pidió con empeño de que ..."

3. A Grammar of the Idiom of the New Testament by Georg Benedikt Winer, Gottlieb Lünemann, Edward Masson, Joseph Henry Thayer (1877)
"538) he frames the close of his sentence otherwise than the commencement required.1 Hence anacolutha are sometimes involuntary, sometimes intentional. ..."

4. A Grammar of the Idioms of the Greek Language of the New Testament by Georg Benedikt Winer (1850)
"Such anacolutha are most to be expected from active minds, occupied more with the ... More striking are the anacolutha in periods of less length^, Acta xix. ..."

5. Vorlesungen über die Alterthumswissenschaft: Hrsg. Von J.d. Gürtler by Samuel Friedrich Wilhelm Hoffmann, Friedrich August Wolf (1831)
"Es darf nichts angenommen werden, was gegen den herrschenden Sprachgebrauch, besonders in gewissen Zeitaltern, ist. Hievon müssen die anacolutha ausgenommen ..."

6. The Epistle to the Ephesians by George Gillanders Findlay (1892)
"Both epistles are marked by those unfinished sentences and anacolutha, the grammatical inconsequence associated with close continuity of thought, ..."

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