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couplet

División en sílabas: cou·plet
Pronunciación: /ˈkəplət
 
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Definición de couplet en inglés:

sustantivo

Two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
Example sentences
  • The source texts are then reformed into single aphoristic lines, couplets, quatrains, and whole poems.
  • In honour of this, I invite you to submit your haiku, limericks, rhyming couplets, sonnets shameless pastiches and epic verses on the subject of blogs and blogging.
  • He'd write poems, rhyming couplets, four-line stanzas about riding in the mountain bike park.

Origen

late 16th century: from French, diminutive of couple, from Old French cople (see couple).

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