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alcaic División en sílabas: al·ca·ic
Pronunciación: /alˈkāik/
Prosody

Definición de alcaic en inglés:

adjetivo

A four-line verse stanza in the meter invented by the Greek poet Alcaeus, and later used in a slightly altered form by the Roman poet Horace.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

sustantivo

(usually alcaics) Volver al principio  
Alcaic verse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

Palabras que riman con alcaic

algebraic, Aramaic, archaic, choleraic, Cyrenaic, deltaic, formulaic, Hebraic, Judaic, Mishnaic, Mithraic, mosaic, Pharisaic, prosaic, Ptolemaic, Romaic, spondaic, stanzaic, trochaic

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