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From Latin

Singular
epistrophe

Plural
epistrophes

epistrophe (plural epistrophes)

  1. repetition of the same word or words at the end of successive phrases, clauses or sentences
    Example: When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child. — The Bible, 1 Cor 13:11


From Ancient Greek

epistrophē (genitive eipistrophēs); f, first declension

  1. (rhetoric) a returning


Number Singular Plural
nominative epistrophē epistrophae
genitive epistrophēs epistrophārum
dative epistrophae epistrophīs
accusative epistrophēn epistrophās
ablative epistrophē epistrophīs
vocative epistrophē epistrophae
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