Dochmiac
Dochmiac Doch"mi*ac, a. (Pros.) Pertaining to, or containing, the dochmius. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Dochmiac — is a poetic meter that is characteristically used in Greek tragedy, expressing extreme agitation or distress. There are examples in satyric drama and Aristophanes, but these are often paratragic in tone and impassioned.[1] The base metrical… …   Wikipedia

  • dochmiac — doch·mi·ac …   English syllables

  • dochmiac — I. ˈdäkmēˌak adjective Etymology: Greek dochmiakos, from dochmios : of, relating to, or composed of the dochmius II. noun ( s) : dochmius …   Useful english dictionary

  • δοχμιᾶν — δόχμιος across masc/fem gen pl (doric) δοχμιάζω use the dochmiac metre fut part act masc voc sg (doric aeolic) δοχμιάζω use the dochmiac metre fut part act neut nom/voc/acc sg (doric aeolic) δοχμιάζω use the dochmiac metre fut part act masc nom… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἐδοχμίαζον — δοχμιάζω use the dochmiac metre imperf ind act 3rd pl δοχμιάζω use the dochmiac metre imperf ind act 1st sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • List of classical meters — The following meters were used in Greek poetry and borrowed into Latin poetry in the classical period:Major Forms*Dactylic hexameter *Elegiac couplet, consisting of a line of dactylic hexameter and one of dactylic pentameter *Iambic… …   Wikipedia

  • accent — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent mark, accents, accentuate, accentuation, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, arsis, articulation, bacchius, bar, beat, belabor, broad accent, brogue, burr, cadence, caesura,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anapest — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, antispast, arsis, bacchius, beat, cadence, caesura, catalexis, chloriamb, chloriambus, colon, counterpoint, cretic, dactyl, dactylic hexameter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beat — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, Bohemian, about ship, abrade, abscond, accent, accentuation, addle, addled, aerate, agitate, air lane, all in, all up with, alternation, amaze, ambit, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, andante… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cadence — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, acciaccatura, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, appoggiatura, arabesque, arsis, authentic cadence, bacchius, bass passage, beat, bourdon, bridge, burden, cadency …   Moby Thesaurus

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