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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The use of a word to convey multiple meanings at the same time.
From Latin pluri- (plus) + significare (to signify), from signum (sign). Earliest documented use: 1940.
"The Norwegian Dahle understood that ambiguity and plurisignification were essential to Merina ways of speaking."
Lee Haring; Stars and Keys; Indiana University Press; 2007.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Hate is a dead thing. Who of you would be a tomb? -Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)
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