parathesis


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parathesis

(ˌpærəˈθiːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. (Grammar) the placing of grammatically parallel words or phrases together; apposition
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a square bracket; the content within such brackets; parenthesis
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a note or remark added to a piece of writing as explanation or a promise to expand at a later point
4. (Linguistics) linguistics obsolete the expressing of ideas using the juxtaposition of words or syllables
5. (Ecclesiastical Terms) obsolete a prayer given by a bishop over converts
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parathesis

a bishop’s prayer on behalf of catechumens. — parathetic, adj.
See also: Eastern Orthodoxy
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Doctors ruled out a stroke and MS as possible causes, before eventually diagnosing Abi with a rare condition called hereditary spastic parathesis.
While Eternity is given-spatiality which is identity that homogenises being, the Eternal is "Spatial-temporality without Temporality properly speaking [...] it is a 'parathesis' of Etern-ity and the Tempor-al [...], and as such it is a transitionary 'stage' towards the trans-formation of Eternity into Spatial-Temporality" (Kojeve, 1968, p.
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MUSICIAN and composer Faidros Kavallaris will attempt to keep the spirit of traditional Cypriot music alive and introduce it to coming generations on Wednesday with a recital of his musical composition entitled Parathesis for brass quintet and four pieces for the piano based on traditional Cypriot songs.
El primero se restringe a areas con topografia abrupta y laderas protegidas a la exposicion solar directa, predominando Malmea sp, y Parathesis bellizensis en el estrato arboreo y Podocarpus matudai en el estrato arbustivo.
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(6) Walker's (1676: 41) comment: "And with these are usually taught a Parenthesis (...) and a Parathesis" reveals his disagreement with this inclusion.
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Frequent consumption of seafood containing methyl mercury can cause parathesis (numbness and tingling sensations around the lips, fingers, and toes) and early symptoms of fish poisoning.