Definición de iambus en inglés:

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iambus

Pronunciación: /ʌɪˈambəs/

sustantivo (plural iambuses or iambi /ʌɪˈambʌɪ/)

Prosody
A metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Of the five kinds of feet illustrated here, the iambus is by far the most often used in English verse; the spondee is the rarest.
  • The metre throughout is iambic tetrameter, alternating with trimeter - in other words, lines of four iambuses alternate with lines of three.
  • They consist of a collection of seventeen poems in different versions of the iambus, the metre traditionally associated with lampoon.

Origen

Late 16th century: Latin, from Greek iambos 'iambus, lampoon', from iaptein 'attack verbally' (because the iambic trimeter was first used by Greek satirists).

Palabras que riman con iambus

choriambus

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Saltos de línea: iam¦bus

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