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Postby whiteoctave » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:59 pm

far from the title of this topic being the name of some obscure body ointment, i came across the word abolefacio today. i accordingly noted that the present active infinitive forms a run of six syllables that would all be scanned as short ab-o-le-fa-ce-re - thus what would surely be called a hectabrach.
does anyone know, or can anyone think of, a heptabrach or more?

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Postby Barrius » Wed Jul 14, 2004 2:06 am

For the incredibly dense among us ------> ME! <------, what is a hectabrach/heptabrach? Nothing on Google.

7 branches?
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Postby whiteoctave » Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:41 am

I am unsurprised that the word is not found on google, being a neologism of my own. it is formed from analogy of the term for three shorts - tribrach - (literally 'three short' in Grk). Four shorts, however, are termed proceleusmatic rather than tetrabrach, but nevermind.

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Postby Barrius » Wed Jul 14, 2004 1:59 pm

whiteoctave wrote:I am unsurprised that the word is not found on google, being a neologism of my own. it is formed from analogy of the term for three shorts - tribrach - (literally 'three short' in Grk). Four shorts, however, are termed proceleusmatic rather than tetrabrach, but nevermind.

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:shock: That explains that!

Now how do we get Google to recognize it, and shower you with honour and glory? :lol:
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Postby Titus Marius Crispus » Wed Jul 14, 2004 2:32 pm

Just link to this post with link text including 'hectabrach' from a currently google-indexed site. (I think)

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Postby Barrius » Wed Jul 14, 2004 3:29 pm

Titus Marius Crispus wrote:Just link to this post with link text including 'hectabrach' from a currently google-indexed site. (I think)


Anybody with a web page?


PS. San Antonio is beautiful, been there a few times. Next door neighbor is moving about 30 miles from you this week. I need to visit SA, the Riverwalk, and enjoy some authentic Tex-Mex cuisine.
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Postby klewlis » Wed Jul 14, 2004 5:29 pm

Google will pick it up on its own, since textkit is regularly indexed anyway. :)
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Postby Barrius » Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:37 pm

klewlis wrote:Google will pick it up on its own, since textkit is regularly indexed anyway. :)

Hear that? You're going to be famous! :wink:
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