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Metonymy

235. What is metonymy?

236. What are kam, k'ayyin, and k'ayy metonyms for?

237. What is kadha a metonym for?

235. Metonymy is referring to a specific thing with a word that does not specifically indicate it. There are three words used for metonymy:کم ، کأیِّن و کذا .

236. کم and کأیِّن are metonyms for numbers only, for example:کم کتاباً عِندک؟ .

237. کذا is a metonym for numbers, actions, and words and is usaully repeated, for example:عِندي کذا و کذا کِتاباً.

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