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In Modern French the pronominal inversion (the substantive being prefixed) or a verbal periphrasis must be used—Saul est-il?
Periphras′tic, -al, containing or expressed by periphrasis or circumlocution.
Be it remarked that this periphrasis indicated his mother; and that the bread he alluded to is made with a species of leaven.Cedar Creek|Elizabeth Hely Walshe
"Prop of sea-waves' fire," a periphrasis for a woman that bears gold on her arm.
"He that hoardeth ocean's fire," a periphrasis for man, Hauskuld of Whiteness.