Definición de hexameter en inglés:

hexameter

Silabificación: hex·am·e·ter
Pronunciación: /hekˈsamitər
 
/

sustantivo

Prosody
A line of verse consisting of six metrical feet, especially of six dactyls.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most celebrated were the Epodes, songs in simple strophes usually made up of a hexameter or iambic trimeter plus one or two shorter cola.
  • For Schlegel, the feet of the hexameter must be of equal length, containing either one long and two short syllables or two long ones.
  • Metrically, the ‘Hymn’ justifies Coleridge's claims for the English hexameter.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin, from Greek hexametros 'of six measures' (from hex 'six' + metron 'measure').

Derivativos

hexametric

Pronunciación: /ˌheksəˈmetrik/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Several English poets have attempted extended composition in hexameters, the dactylic hexameter having been the epic metre of Homer; the hexametric experiments of Clough are among the more successful.
  • Perhaps the finest specimen of this hexametric renascence, however, was Charles Kingsley's mythopoetic epyllion Andromeda.
  • The original hexametric pace of the verse, as maintained by the German translation, was chosen because of its known ‘feel good’ effects on readers and listeners.

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