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tme·sis

 (tmē′sĭs, mē′-)
n. pl. tme·ses (-sēz)
Separation of the parts of a compound word by one or more intervening words; for example, where I go ever instead of wherever I go.

[Late Latin tmēsis, from Greek, a cutting, from temnein, to cut; see tem- in Indo-European roots.]

tmesis

(təˈmiːsɪs; ˈmiːsɪs)
n
(Grammar) interpolation of a word or group of words between the parts of a compound word
[C16: via Latin from Greek, literally: a cutting, from temnein to cut]

tme•sis

(ˈmi sɪs, təˈmi-)

n.
the interpolation of one or more words between the parts of a compound word, as be thou ware for beware.
[1580–90; < Late Latin tmēsis < Greek tmḗsis a cutting =tmē-, variant s. of témnein to cut + -sis -sis]

tmesis

The insertion of a word or part of a word in another word.
Translations
тмезис
Tmesis
tmeesi
tmeza
切離
tmesis
tmeza
tmeza
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Citing Gerard Manley Hopkins's proclivity for tmesis ("brim, in a flash, ful"), A.
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I applaud your perspicacious uses of tmesis, the linguistic
This is where tmesis comes in: the splitting of a compound word by an intervening word, usually for emphasis, often obscenely - most famously, Eliza Doolittle's fanbloody-tastic and abso-bloominglutely in Shaw's Pygmalion.
Indentifying that pattern of expansiveness leads him to ponder a series of examples: the line "Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds" from Milton (PL, 1:540); Joycean puns (342); the tmesis he describes in Donne's "In what torn ship soever I embark" and in Hopkins's "Brute beauty and valour and act, oh air, pride, plume, here/Buckle" (354-46).
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Al Arte propiamente dicho le sigue la seccion "Advertencias sobre lo dicho", en la que Rinaldini vuelve a describir lo complicado de ese idioma extrano, de lo veloces que son los tepeguanes en su pronunciacion, y de la frecuencia de sinalefas, tmesis y otras figuras que para el estudioso representan "un nudo de dificultades".
Elinor Randle, co-artistic director of Tmesis, an arts organisation named after a piece of physical theatre it originally performed at the Unity in 2003, benefited from the Making Arts scheme in the early stages of her career.
Usa-se da figura da Syncope em todas as pessoas, assim do singular, como do plural do preterito imperfeito do indicativo do verbo Haver; quando se pospoe a voz infinita do presente de qualquer verbo, dividindoos pela figura Tmesis alguma das seguintes palavras: Me, Te, Lhe, Nos, Vos, Lhes, O, Os, A, As; porque dizemos Ama-lo-hia, Ama-lo-hias, Amar-te-hiao, em lugar de Ama-lo-havia,Ama-lo-havias,Ama-lo-haviao.
Comienza la receta con un tipo especial de disociacion, la tmesis, que consiste en la insercion de otros elementos entre las partes de vocablo disociado.
44a) Tmesis in Old Georgian (Boeder 2005: 32) rajta se-xolo-axon pesu-sa (Matthew 14, 36) that PRV-but-that.
Such tmesis can have various effects, but fragmenting and interpolating the fragmented has the specific effect of producing simultaneity, a kind of atemporal temporality.