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Origin of tmesis
OTHER WORDS FROM tmesistmet·ic [tuh-met-ik], /təˈmɛt ɪk/, adjective
How to use tmesis in a sentence
Perhaps we might read ἐπὶ δὲ γᾶς πεδιοπλοκτύπου ὠσὶν χρίμπι βοὰ, by tmesis, for ἐπιχρίμπτεται.
Sometimes he indulges in tmesis which reminds us of Ennius: inque pediri, disque supata, ordia prima.
Or he might by tmesis, more liberally used, have further widened the field for its employment.
His abstinence from inflexion absolutely, and from tmesis almost entirely, in the use of , I think deserves remark.