Definición de alcaic en inglés:


Saltos de línea: al¦caic
Pronunciación: /alˈkeɪɪk


  • Using or denoting a verse metre occurring in four-line stanzas.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It was monodic, and was composed in a variety of lyric metres in two or four-line stanzas, including the alcaic stanza, named after him.
    • He turned it down, but the first six odes of Book III, very serious - minded and written in alcaic metre, are closely aligned with Augustus’ policies.
    • There aren't many intact alcaic stanzas, but it is an important one [(Horace used in in his Odes [e.g.,])] and you should be familiar with it.


(alcaics) Volver al principio  
  • Alcaic verse.
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    • He employed the classical elegiacs and alcaics with ease, and was equally at home with trochaic and iambic lines.
    • In translating the odes, for example, I kept to their syllabic count and tried to engender rhythms akin to but not identical with those engendered by alcaics in German.
    • The first six odes of Book 3 are sometimes referred to as the Roman Odes, written in stately alcaics in elevated style on patriotic themes.


mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek alkaikos, from Alkaios (see Alcaeus).

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