Hyperbaton



[hahy-pur-buh-ton] /haɪˈpɜr bəˌtɒn/

noun, plural hyperbatons, hyperbata
[hahy-pur-buh-tuh] /haɪˈpɜr bə tə/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric.
1.
the use, especially for emphasis, of a word order other than the expected or usual one, as in “Bird thou never wert.”.
/haɪˈpɜːbəˌtɒn/
noun
1.
(rhetoric) a figure of speech in which the normal order of words is reversed, as in cheese I love
n.

1570s, “figure of speech in which the natural order of words or phrases is inverted, especially for the sake of emphasis,” from Greek hyperbaton, literally “overstepping,” from hyper “over” + bainein “to step” (see come).

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