Choriambic
Choriambic Cho`ri*am"bic, a. [L. choriambicus, gr. ?.] Pertaining to a choriamb. -- n. A choriamb. [1913 Webster]

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  • choriambic — See choriamb. * * * …   Universalium

  • choriambic — cho·ri·am·bic …   English syllables

  • choriambic — |kōrē|ambik adjective Etymology: Late Latin choriambicus, from Greek choriambikos, from choriambos + ikos ic : of, relating to, consisting of, or containing choriambuses …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choriambic verse — Choriambic verse, or Choriambics, is the name given to Greek or Latin lyrical poetry in which the metrical unit or foot called the choriambus predominates. The choriambus is a verse foot consisting of a trochee united with and preceding an iambus …   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

  • Aeolic verse — is a classification of Ancient Greek lyric poetry referring to the distinct verse forms characteristic of the two great poets of Archaic Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, who composed in their native Aeolic dialect. These verse forms were taken up and… …   Wikipedia

  • χοριαμβικά — χοριαμβικός choriambic neut nom/voc/acc pl χοριαμβικά̱ , χοριαμβικός choriambic fem nom/voc/acc dual χοριαμβικά̱ , χοριαμβικός choriambic fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • χοριαμβικῶν — χοριαμβικός choriambic fem gen pl χοριαμβικός choriambic masc/neut gen pl …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • χοριαμβικόν — χοριαμβικός choriambic masc acc sg χοριαμβικός choriambic neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Asclepiad — As*cle pi*ad, n. (Gr. & L. Pros.) A choriambic verse, first used by the Greek poet Asclepias, consisting of four feet, viz., a spondee, two choriambi, and an iambus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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