Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hapax.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Since the forms are abbreviated here and since these epithets appear to be hapaxes, one can only surmise the full forms.

    Truth will shine forth (1)

  • The oldest Greek has many hapaxes, names for forgotten farming instruments and sexual instruments that early scholars thought were more suitably translated as sea creatures.

    Pressed rat, Warthog and the hapax

  • This analysis is more optimal since if we think of this as a game of cards, two attested words and a dis legomenon i.e. a word attested only twice beats two hapaxes any day.

    Archive 2007-07-01

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  • 'hapax legomena'

    March 31, 2008