Hendiatris (Greek for one through three) is a figure of speech used for emphasis, in which three words are used to express one idea. Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly A figure of speech, sometimes
For example, the phrase "wine, women and song" use three words to capture one idea. For the waltz written by Johann Strauss see Wein Weib und Gesang.
If the units involved are not single words, and if they are not in any way synonyms but rather "circumnavigate" the one idea expressed, the figure may be more correctly, precisely, and expediently described as a triad.
Tripartite motto is the conventional English term for a motto, a slogan, or an advertising phrase in the form of a hendiatris. Perhaps equally well-known throughout the world are Julius Caesar's "Veni vidi vici" and the motto of the French Republic: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. Vēnī vīdī vīcī (ˈweːniː ˈwiːdiː ˈwiːkiː in Classical Latin or ˈvidi ˈvitʃi in Vulgar Latin) is a famous Latin sentence spoken This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Liberté égalité fraternité, French for " Liberty, equality, fraternity ( Brotherhood)" is the motto The English language took the word tricolon from the French, but did not get a similar one for such a motto. A tricolon ( pl tricola is a sentence with three clearly defined parts ( cola) of equal length usually independent clauses and of increasing power The Italians, however, use the term trinomio for this purpose.
In ancient Greece and Rome, such abstractions as liberty and justice were theologized. Rhetoric has had many definitions no simple definition can do it justice Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Classical Latin ˈkikeroː usually ˈsɪsərəʊ in English January 3, 106 BC &ndash December 7, 43 BC was a Roman A Rhetorical question is a Figure of speech in the form of a Question posed for its persuasive effect without the expectation of a reply Hence the earliest tripartite mottoes are lists of the names of goddesses: Eunomia, Dike, and Eirene. These late Greek goddesses, respectively Good Order, Justice, and Peace were collectively referred to by the Romans as the Horae. Their list is remarkably similar to the Canadian motto, Peace, Order and Good Government. In many Commonwealth jurisdictions the phrase "peace order and good government" is an expression used in law to express the legitimate objects of Legislative The Romans had Concordia, Salus, and Pax, collectively called the Fortunae. The names of these mean Harmony, Health, and Peace.
From the 18th century, the tripartite motto was primarily political. John Locke's Life, Liberty, and Property was adapted by Thomas Jefferson when he wrote the United States Declaration of Independence into Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, which has become the American equivalent of the French triad listed above. John Locke (29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704 was an English Philosopher. Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4 1826 was the third President of the United States (1801–1809 the principal author of the Declaration of Independence The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4 1776 announcing that the thirteen American colonies then "Life Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness " is one of the most famous phrases in the United States Declaration of Independence. The initial Carlist motto was God, Country, King. Carlism is a traditionalist and legitimist political movement in Spain seeking the establishment of a separate line of the Bourbon family on Lenin and the Bolsheviks adopted a tripartite motto for the Russian Revolution, "Peace, Land, and Bread. The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists ( Большевик Большевист (singular, derived from bolshe, "more" were a faction See also Russian Revolution (1905 The Russian Revolution of 1916 refers to a series of popular revolutions in Russia, and the events surrounding them " During the New Deal, the projects of the President were summed up as Relief, Recovery, and Reform. The New Deal was the name that United States President Franklin D Liberalism in the United States is a broad political and philosophical mindset favoring individual Liberty, and opposing restrictions on liberty whether they come from Later the form was used for strident fascist patter, such as Fascist Italy's Credere! Obbedire! Combattere! This means Believe! Obey! Fight! A famous Nazi slogan is also tripartite: Ein Volk! Ein Reich! Ein Führer!: "One people! One empire! One leader!". Nazism, which was a short name for National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus refers primarily to the Ideology and practices of the National Socialist German Volksgemeinschaft is a German expression meaning "people's community" (ˈraɪk German ˈʁaɪç is a German Loanword cognate with the English Reign, Region, and Rich, but used most to designate The modern motto of Germany: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (Unity and Justice and Freedom) is inscribed on the side of German euro coins, as it was on Deutsche Mark coins. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Das Deutschlandlied ("The Song of Germany" also known as Das Lied der Deutschen, "The Song of the Germans" has been used wholly or partially as the German euro coins have three separate designs for the three series of coins The 1974 Carnation Revolution in Portugal aimed at three immediate goals: "Descolonização, Democratização, Desenvolvimento" (decolonization, democratization, development)
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has an initialistic motto: Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity, while the United States Military Academy at West Point has Duty, Honor, Country. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. The Carnation Revolution (Revolução dos Cravos was an almost bloodless military-led pro-democratic Coup d'état, started on April 25, 1974, in Lisbon Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Decolonization refers to the undoing of Colonialism, the establishment of governance or authority through the creation of settlements by another country or jurisdiction Democratization ( British English: Democratisation) is the transition to a more democratic Political regime. Acronyms, initialisms, and alphabetisms are Abbreviations that are formed using the initial components in a phrase or name "USMA" redirects here For other uses see USMA (disambiguation The United States Military Academy (also known as USMA, West Point is a federal military reservation (and a Census-designated place) located North of the Village of Highland Falls in Orange County New York The University of Notre Dame has adopted God, Country, Notre Dame as an informal motto. The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame) (ˌnoʊtɚˈdeɪm is a private Roman Catholic Research university located in The phrase first appeared on the First World War memorial located on the east portico of the basilica.
Very often triple mottoes derive from a turn of oratory in a speech; for example Abraham Lincoln's of the people, by the people, for the people in his Gettysburg Address, while a lesser-known and more sarcastic one is Spiro Agnew's Acid, Abortion, and Amnesty in a speech against George McGovern's candidacy in 1972. Abraham Lincoln (February 12 1809 &ndash April 15 1865 the sixteenth President of the United States, successfully led his country through its greatest internal The Gettysburg Address is a speech by US President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States history. Spiro Theodore Agnew ( November 9, 1918 September 17, 1996) was the thirty-ninth Vice President of the United States (and the first George Stanley McGovern Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
These are common throughout Western civilization, but also appear in other cultures. The Japanese said that during their boom years, illegal immigrants performed the work that was Kiken, Kitsui, Kitanai, or Dangerous, Difficult, (and/or) Dirty.
The form is so well known that it can be played upon, as in the three requisites of Real Estate ("Location, Location, Location"), and similarly with Tony Blair stating his priorities as a political leader to be "education, education and education". Anthony Charles Lynton "Tony" Blair (born 6 May 1953 is a British Politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 to
In German society, the tripartite motto Kirche, Kinder, Küche (church, kids, kitchen) was first a genuine Nazi slogan, and today is used sarcastically by young women to express their disdain for their traditional role in society. Kirche was also occasionally replaced with Führer.
The form is also used in advertising, a notorious example being Microsoft's One world, one web, one program, which (presumably unintentionally) echoes the Nazi Ein Volk! Ein Reich! Ein Führer! (One people! One empire! One leader!)