percontation

A question or inquiry

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • percontation — ˌpərˌkän.ˈtāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin percontation , percontatio, from percontatus (past participle of percontari to inquire, literally, to sound with a punting pole, from per through, by means of, + contus pole, punting pole, from Greek… …   Useful english dictionary

  • percontation — per·con·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • Irony punctuation — This article is about punctuation marks used to indicate irony or sarcasm. For the mirrored question mark used in Arabic and other languages that use Arabic script, see Mirrored question mark. ؟ Irony punctuation …   Wikipedia

  • Question mark — ? redirects here. For other uses, see Question mark (disambiguation). For the backwards or mirrored question mark used to indicate irony or sarcasm, see percontation point. For Wikipedia s help pages, see Help:Contents ? Question mark …   Wikipedia

  • Percontiren — (v. lat.), sich erkundigen, nachfragen; daher Percontation, Erkundigung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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