Alleosis vs Enallage - What's the difference?

alleosis | enallage | Hyponyms |

Alleosis is a hyponym of enallage.

As a noun enallage is

(uncountable|rhetoric) transformation from one grammatically correct form to another.


Not English

Alleosis has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'alleosis':

alleges, aliases, alcazares, alcaics, alcazars, alhajis, alexias, alegges, allices



Alternative forms

* enallagy


(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;