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  inversion interrogative
  inversion stylistique
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ironie

Eng    irony

nFS

Type of: figure de signification, trope

Related term(s): antiphrase, sarcasme

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 357; Bally 1950: 174 (= antiphrase); Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 330-332; Dubois etal. 1994: 258; Ducrot & Schaeffer 1995: 483; Ducrot & Todorov 1972: 354; Greimas & Courtés 1986: 125-127; Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 329 (aussi "auto-ironie"); Parveau & Sarfati 2003: 178-179; Pike & Pike 1995[trans.]: 350; Sperber & Wilson 1989[trans.]: 356f.


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  inversion1
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  inversion3
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  inverted commas
  investigation
  involvement
irony
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  irregular sandhi
  irregularity
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