Choriamb
Choriamb \Cho"ri*amb\, n.; pl. {Choriambs}. Same as {Choriambus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • choriamb — CHORIÁMB s.m. v. coriamb. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • choriamb — [kôr΄ēam′bəs] n. pl. choriambuses [kôr′ē amb΄, kôr′ēam΄] n. [L choriambus < Gr choriambos < choreios, trochee, lit., pertaining to a chorus + iambos, IAMB] a metrical foot consisting, in Greek and Latin verse, of two short syllables between …   English World dictionary

  • Choriamb — In Greek and Latin poetry, a choriamb is a metron (prosodic foot) consisting of four syllables in the pattern long short short long ( ‿ ‿ ), that is, a trochee alternating with an iamb. Choriambs are one of the two basic metra[1] that do not… …   Wikipedia

  • choriamb — choriambic, adj. /kawr ee amb , am , kohr /, n. Pros. a foot of four syllables, two short between two long or two unstressed between two stressed. [1835 45; short for CHORIAMBUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • choriamb — m IV, D. u, Ms. choriambbie; lm M. y lit. «stopa wierszowa złożona z choreja i jambu, mająca pierwszą i ostatnią sylabę długą, dwie środkowe krótkie» ‹gr.› …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • choriamb — n. poetic foot of verse used in lyric poetry having two unstressed syllables flanked by the two rhythmic stresses marking the first and last syllables of the foot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • choriamb — cho·ri·amb …   English syllables

  • choriamb — /ˈkɒriˌæmb/ (say koree.amb) noun Prosody a foot of four syllables, two short between two long …   Australian English dictionary

  • choriamb —   n. metrical foot comprising a trochee and an iambus.    ♦ choriambic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • choriamb — ˈkōrēˌam(b) noun (plural choriambs mz) Etymology: Late Latin choriambus, from Greek choriambos, from choreios choreus + iambos iambus : choriambus …   Useful english dictionary

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