English to Marathi Meaning :: metonymy

Metonymy :
एखाद्या वस्तूचा किंवा व्यक्तीचा उल्लेख प्रत्यक्षपणे न करता त्या वस्तूशी किंवा व्यक्तीशी संबधीत दुसर्या वस्तूचा किंवा व्यक्तीचा उल्लेख करणे
- एखाद्या वस्तूचा किंवा व्यक्तीचा उल्लेख प्रत्यक्षपणे न करता त्या वस्तूशी किंवा व्यक्तीशी संबधीत दुसर्या वस्तूचा किंवा व्यक्तीचा उल्लेख करणे

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Noun(1) substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in `they counted heads'

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(1) If metaphor established a Burkean epistemology (perspectival knowledge), metonymy establishes language as the foundation of that epistemology.(2) He or she may have heard of alliteration, onomatopoeia, metonymy , synecdoche, and chiasmus.(3) I use the expression ‘all mouth and no trousers’ to introduce my sixth-formers to the distinction between synecdoche and metonymy .(4) In the one there was much talk of the unconscious, of the underlying grammar of myths, of metaphor and metonymy , contradictions, resolutions, transformations and obviations.(5) Another characteristic of the semantics of slang is the tendency to name things indirectly and figuratively, especially through metaphor, metonymy , and irony.(6) Although Burke's conventional definition of synecdoche (a part for the whole) sounds strikingly similar to metonymy , it functions for him as a corrective to metonymical excess.(7) There is a typology of rhetorical figures of speech made up of four tropes, they in turn govern the way we operate language: metaphor, metonymy , synecdoche, and irony.(8) These strong probabilities are structured according to our notions of the way the world works-notions that arc mediated by cognitive tools such as narrative, metaphor, and metonymy .(9) But at least as many clues can be found in a culture's use of metaphor and metonymy based on X to name other things, its words from X.(10) The piece foregrounds the poetic tension between metaphor and metonymy which, I have argued elsewhere, exist in each other.(11) Like words, they signify things beyond themselves by means of linguistic devices such as metaphor and metonymy .(12) What one misses in the discussion of divination as metaphor, metonymy , semantic privilege, and etiological discourse is how it relates to real individuals and specific occasions where actual ritual implements are utilized.(13) These objects fueled a desire for knowledge and possession, although most often through the symbolic operations of metaphor and metonymy .(14) Allegory cuts across metaphor and metonymy , the image is both fragment and performs a figurative function.(15) The metonymic process depends on the substitution, in a sequence, of a series of metonymies for the novel's totalizing metaphor, with each metonymy representing a repetition of the novel's metaphor.(16) In A Grammar of Motives he describes metonymy as a trope of reduction, that is, a term obliterates or erases certain specificities of an object or event to reduce it to a commonality.
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