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caesura Saltos de línea: caes|ura
Pronunciación: /sɪˈzjʊərə/

Definición de caesura en inglés:

sustantivo

1(In Greek and Latin verse) a break between words within a metrical foot.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Greek caesura was always much more flexible than Horace’s, and English tends to treat it as entirely movable.
  • Do you think there was anything similar to the Classical Latin caesura?
  • He appears to be aping the Latin caesura without understanding its structural purpose.
1.1(In modern verse) a pause near the middle of a line.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He indicates some of the stresses in the manuscript sources of the poem and marks the caesura or pause in each line.
  • In this it contrasts with the accentual four-stress line of Old English and Middle English alliterative verse, in which the caesura is expected to fall in the middle of the line.
  • All the words had been fully present and correctly pronounced; all the line-end pauses and caesuras had been properly respected.

Origen

Mid 16th century: from Latin, from caes- 'cut, hewn', from the verb caedere.

Derivados

caesural

1
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In this, the repetition of ‘one man’ after the caesural pause becomes a sort of pleading, auditory hammer, asserting an individuality even as it knocks itself right out.
  • Among other things, it mentions the caesural pause as a device for finishing an imperfect foot.
  • Influenced by Italian verse, he sophisticated the stanza form, experimenting with caesural variation and applying the stanza to new subjects.

Palabras que riman con caesura

Angostura, Bonaventura, bravura, Bujumbura, camera obscura, coloratura, curer, Dürer, durra, Estremadura, figura, fioritura, Führer, insurer, Jura, juror, Madura, nomenklatura, procurer, sura, surah, tamboura, tempura, tourer

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