tribrachic
adjective see tribrach

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tribrachic — tri·brach·ic …   English syllables

  • tribrachic — adjective see tribrach I * * * tribrachˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tribrach …   Useful english dictionary

  • tribrach — tribrachic, adj. tribrachial, adj. /truy brak, trib rak/, n. Pros. a foot of three short syllables. [ < L tribrachys < Gk tríbrachys, equiv. to tri TRI + brachýs short; see BRACHY ] * * * …   Universalium

  • tribrach — noun Etymology: Latin tribrachys, from Greek, having three short syllables, from tri + brachys short more at brief Date: 1589 a metrical foot of three short syllables of which two belong to the thesis and one to the arsis • tribrachic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tribrahic — TRIBRÁHIC, Ă adj. (despre ritm) format din tribrahi. (< engl. tribrachic) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • tribrach — [ trʌɪbrak, trɪ ] noun Prosody a metrical foot of three short or unstressed syllables. Derivatives tribrachic brakɪk adjective Origin C16: via L. from Gk tribrakhus, from tri three + brakhus short …   English new terms dictionary

  • tribrach —   n. verse foot of three syllables; object, etc., with three branches.    ♦ tribrachial,    ♦ tribrachic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tribrach — [trī′brak΄, trib′rak΄] n. [L tribrachys < Gr: see TRI & BRACHY ] Gr. & Latin Prosody a metrical foot consisting of three short syllables tribrachic adj …   English World dictionary

  • tribrach — n. Prosody a foot of three short or unstressed syllables. Derivatives: tribrachic adj. Etymology: L tribrachys f. Gk tribrakhus (as TRI , brakhus short) …   Useful english dictionary

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