Transposition describes an alteration in the order or a change in the position of letters, syllables, words, phrases and/or passages between the exemplar and the copy.

Cf. types of errors, addition, omission, and text.


– Havet, Louis. 1911. Manuel de critique verbale appliquée aux textes latins. Paris: Hachette.

In other languages

GE: Umstellung
FR: transposition
IT: trasposizione


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