Figure Name epitrechon
Source Bullinger (1898) ("epitrechon; or, running along")
Earliest Source None
Synonyms running along, subcontinuatio
Etymology Ep'-i-tre-chon, from Gr. epi "upon" and trechein "to run over" or "along," "to overrun"
Type None
Linguistic Domain

1. Parenthetic Addition by way of Statement thrown in, not complete in itself... The figure is so-called because the sentence, more or less short, is rapidly thrown in as an explanatory remark. (Bullinger, 485)


1. John 2:9. -"(but the servants which drew the water knew)." (Bullinger, 487)

Kind Of Addition
Part Of
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Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Ioanna Malton
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Editorial Notes
Reviewed No