Gram. the placing of one clause or construction in a dependent relationship to another, as by the use of a conjunction
Origin of hypotaxisModern Latin from Gr, submission: see hypo- and -taxis
The dependent or subordinate relationship of clauses with connectives.
Origin of hypotaxisGreek hupotaxis subjection from hupotassein to arrange under hupo- hypo- tassein tag- to arrange