hypotaxis

hypotaxis

[hahy-puh-tak-sis]
noun Grammar.
dependent relation or construction, as of clauses; syntactic subordination.

Origin:
1880–85; < Greek hypótaxis subjection, equivalent to hypo- hypo- + -taxis -taxis

hypotactic [hahy-puh-tak-tik, hip-uh-] , adjective
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hypotaxis (ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæksɪs)
 
n
grammar Compare parataxis the subordination of one clause to another by a conjunction
 
hypotactic
 
adj

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