anaphoric etymology

English word anaphoric comes from English anaphora, English -ic

Detailed word origin of anaphoric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anaphora English (eng) (Christianity) The most solemn part of the Divine Liturgy or the Mass during which the offerings of bread and wine are consecrated as body and blood of Christ. (linguistics) An expression that can refer to virtually any referent, the specific referent being defined by context.. (linguistics) An expression that refers to a preceding expression.. (rhetoric) The repetition of a phrase at the [...]
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
anaphoric English (eng) Of, or relating to, an anaphora.

Words with the same origin as anaphoric

Descendants of anaphora
anaphor anaphorical anaphorically anaphoricity nonanaphoric
Descendants of -ic
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