Asynartete A*syn"ar*tete`, a. [Gr. ? not united, disconnected; 'a priv. + ? with + ? to fasten to.] Disconnected; not fitted or adjusted. -- {A*syn"ar*tet"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

{Asynartete verse} (Pros.), a verse of two members, having different rhythms; as when the first consists of iambuses and the second of trochees. [1913 Webster]

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  • asynartetic — (ˈ)ā+ adjective Etymology: asynartete asynartetic verse (from Greek asynartētos asynartetic, from a a (II) + assumed synartētos, verbal of Greek synartan to join together from syn + artan to fasten, hang) + ic; perhaps akin to Greek aeirein to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • synartetic — |siˌnär|ted.ik, nər adjective Etymology: from (assumed) Greek synartētos (verbal of synartan to join together) + English ic more at asynartetic : consisting of or relating to a succession of cola not separated by diaeresis : metrically continuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllaba anceps — ˌsiləbəˈäŋˌkeps, aŋˌke , anˌse noun Etymology: Latin, literally, doubtful syllable : a syllable occurring at the end of a sentence or verse in a metrical scheme whose short or long quantity is obscured by the terminal pause; specifically : such a …   Useful english dictionary

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