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