What does anastrophe mean?

anastrophe meaning in General Dictionary

An inversion of this natural purchase of terms as echoed the hills when it comes to hills echoed

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  • the reversal associated with the typical purchase of words
  • An inversion of natural purchase of words; since, echoed the mountains, for, the mountains echoed.

anastrophe meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"inversion of usual term order," 1570s, from Greek anastrophe "a turning back, a turning upside down," from anastrephein "to make up or right back, to turn ugly," from ana "back" (see ana-) + strephein "to show" (see strophe).


anastrophe - German to English

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anastrophe meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An inversion of all-natural order of words; because, echoed the mountains, for, the mountains echoed.