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emphasis

Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ → What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

since he lays such emphasis on the past: P. ἐπειδὴ πολὺς τοῖς συμβεβηκόσιν ἔγκειται (Dem. 294).

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

emphăsis: is, f., = ἔμφασις, a figure of rhet.,
I emphasis, rhetorical stress (cf.: pondus, significatio), Quint. 9, 2, 64; 8, 2, 11; 8, 3, 86 al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

emphăsis, is, f. (ἔμφασις), emphase [rhét.] : Quint. 8, 2, 11.

Latin > German (Georges)

emphasis, eos, Akk. im, Abl. ī, f. (εμφασις), I) der Anblick, rein lat. intuitio, Chalcid. Tim. 239 in. – II) der Nachdruck-, die Kraft des Ausdrucks, der noch mehr bedeutet u. in sich ahnen läßt, als er eigentlich ausspricht, die Emphase, Quint. 8, 2, 11 u.a. Diom. 456, 29 (wo Genet.). Serv. Verg. Aen. 2, 79 u. 394: expressius cum emphasi pronuntiare, Cassian. coll. 23, 16.

Latin > English

emphasis emphasos/is N F :: emphasis; stress