hapax


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hapax

(ˈhæpæks)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a word that only appears once in a work of or genus of literature or in a body of work by a particular author
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Hollis Framptons' newly restroed Hapax Legomena is screening at Anthology Film Archives in New York.
My first observation is that Doran is putting all his eggs in the basket of a hapax legomenon.
The subjects of many poems in Hapax are steeped in the classics, but knowledge of the classics is not necessary to become completely involved in reading them.
The type/token ratio and hapax frequency in the prefixed forms Form tykes tokens type/token ratio inf.
The following variables have been tested with regard to their correlation with time: the total number of -er-nominals (types and tokens), the number of hapax legomena, the number of deverbal and denominal -er-nominals (types), the number of monolexemic and multilexemic -er-nominals (types), the number of PERSON and OBJECT -er-nominals (types), and finally, the number of deverbal respectively denominal PERSON -er-nominals (types) and the number of deverbal respectively denominal OBJECT -er-nominals (types).
More rigorous copy-editing should remove more or less petty lapses such as "theoricians" (29), The Translation Study Reader (for Studies 55n8 and 10), "eclectism" (33), "Guido Relations" (for "Guido's Relations" 31), "piovono" for Montale's hapax "piovorno" (86), and the omission from the Ladino translation of Arsenio of the words "che ti scampi / dal finire il tuo viaggio" (87), "Caput" (for "kaputt" 115), Sidney (for Sydney 119).
Ditto for other Ancient Greek hapax legomena that got into dictionaries only because they were coined in classic works.
vrka-aparazah--,,dont la fuite/l'evasion est comme celle des loups" her und vergleicht damit das zum Teil identische Hapax rigved.
They glitter, too, with a demanding vocabulary: of the 4790 words in the Satires, 2130 are hapax legomena.
The discussion of the language fails to separate the question of the date of the surviving text -- a copy of the poem -- from that of the date of the poem's composition, and demonstrates, amongst other misunderstandings, that the editor does not appreciate the difference between neologisms and hapax legomena or that between weak inflections and centralized ones.
Under Cyriacus's direction the Consilium maius adopted as its guiding spirit a revived Roman personification, the dea Mens, which at the same time was so intimately tied up with the events of the 1440s that she was destined from the outset to remain an iconographical hapax whose original meaning was soon forgotten.
The Song has an unusually high proportion of hapax legomena (words occurring only once), as well as rare words and constructions.