Enallage vs Antiptosis - What's the difference?

enallage | antiptosis | Hypernyms |

Enallage is a hypernym of antiptosis.


As nouns the difference between enallage and antiptosis

is that enallage is (uncountable|rhetoric) transformation from one grammatically correct form to another while antiptosis is (grammar|rhetoric) substitution of one grammatical case for another.

enallage

English

Alternative forms

* enallagy

Noun

(en noun)
  • (uncountable, rhetoric) Transformation from one grammatically correct form to another.
  • (uncountable, rhetoric) The substitution of one grammatical form for another that violates a grammatical rule.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1851, author=Goold Brown, title=The Grammar of English Grammars, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=And when all men shall have adopted this enallage , the fault indeed will be banished, or metamorphosed, but with it will go an other sixth part of every English conjugation. }}
  • (rhetoric, countable) An application of enallage.
  • Hyponyms

    * alleotheta, allotheta, alleosis;

    antiptosis

    English

    Noun

  • (grammar, rhetoric) Substitution of one grammatical case for another.
  • Hypernyms

    * enallage