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American English: /ˈskænʃən/
British English: /ˈskanʃ(ə)n/

Translation of scansion in Spanish:


  • análisis (masculine) métrico
    escansión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Using conventional scansion the lines would scan.
    • After a brisk run-through of key terms - they include scansion, rhyme, caesura, verse - he proceeds to a series of Shakespearean speeches for analysis, which form the main section here.
    • This kind of annotation of the rhythmic structure of a verse is called scansion, and the basic rhythmic pattern of a poem (if it has one) is called its meter.
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