metaphrastically

metaphrast

[met-uh-frast]
noun
a person who translates or changes a literary work from one form to another, as prose into verse.

Origin:
1600–10; Medieval Greek metaphrástēs one who translates, equivalent to *metaphrad-, base of metaphrázein to translate (see meta-, phrase) + -tēs agent suffix

metaphrastic, metaphrastical, adjective
metaphrastically, adverb
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metaphrast (ˈmɛtəˌfræst)
 
n
a person who metaphrases, esp one who changes the form of a text, as by rendering verse into prose
 
[C17: from Medieval Greek metaphrastēs translator]
 
meta'phrastic
 
adj
 
meta'phrastical
 
adj
 
meta'phrastically
 
adv

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