Share this entry

Share this page

sestina

Saltos de línea: ses|tina
Pronunciación: /sɛˈstiːnə
 
/

Definición de sestina en inglés:

sustantivo

Prosody
A poem with six stanzas of six lines and a final triplet, all stanzas having the same six words at the line ends in six different sequences.
Example sentences
  • We don't get much form poetry, and we haven't had a sestina in at least four years.
  • We might at first imagine it as the sestina's final cathartic pinnacle.
  • We'll be doing sestinas by the end of the week at this rate.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Italian, from sesto (see sestet).

Definición de sestina en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure