Anapaestic
Anapaest An`a*p[ae]st, Anapaestic An`a*p[ae]s"tic Same as {Anapest}, {Anapestic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • anapaestic — adj. (Poetry) containing anapaests (foot consisting of two short syllables followed by one long) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anapaestic — adjective (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one • Syn: ↑anapestic • Pertains to noun: ↑anapaest, ↑anapest (for: ↑anapestic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ἀναπαιστικά — ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic neut nom/voc/acc pl ἀναπαιστικά̱ , ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic fem nom/voc/acc dual ἀναπαιστικά̱ , ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • meter — I n. AE BE spelling: metre verse rhythm arrangement of syllables 1) anapaestic, anapestic; dactylic; heroic; iambic; trochaic meter unit of length 2) a cubic; square meter II n. instrument for measuring 1) to read a meter (she came to read the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • metre — I n. BE AE spelling: meter verse rhythm arrangement of syllables 1) anapaestic, anapestic; dactylic; heroic; iambic; trochaic metre unit of length 2) a cubic; square metre * * * [ miːtə] anapestic dactylic heroic iambic square metre …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ἀναπαιστικῶν — ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic fem gen pl ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic masc/neut gen pl …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀναπαιστικόν — ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic masc acc sg ἀναπαιστικός anapaestic neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • anapestic — adjective (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one • Syn: ↑anapaestic • Pertains to noun: ↑anapaest (for: ↑anapaestic), ↑anapest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anapaest — An a*p[ae]st, Anapaestic An a*p[ae]s tic Same as {Anapest}, {Anapestic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tyrtaeus — (also Tyrtaios , Greek: polytonic|Τυρταῖος) was a Greek elegiac poet who lived at Sparta about the middle of the 7th century BC.According to the older tradition he was a native of the Attic deme of Aphidnae, and was invited to Sparta at the… …   Wikipedia

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