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Definition of Accentual

Accentual
Accentual Ac*cen"tu*al, a. Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent.

Meaning of Accentual from wikipedia

- Accentual verse has a fixed number of stresses per line regardless of the number of syllables that are present. It is common in languages that are stress-timed...
- syllable (as in "above"). This terminology was adopted in the description of accentual-syllabic verse in English, where it refers to a foot comprising an unstressed...
- syllable. The term was adopted to describe the equivalent meter in accentual-syllabic verse, as composed in English, German, Russian, and other languages...
- Iamb (poetry) Choliamb Iambus (genre) Iambic trimeter Iambic trimeter#Accentual-syllabic iambic trimeter Iambic tetrameter Iambic pentameter Iambic hexameter...
- Accentual-syllabic verse is an extension of accentual verse which fixes both the number of stresses and syllables within a line or stanza. Accentual-syllabic...
- opposed to stress-timed languages such as English, in which accentual verse and accentual-syllabic verse are more common. Many European languages have...
- Proto-Indo-European accent refers to the accentual system of the Proto-Indo-European language. Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is usually reconstructed as having...
- revised edition in 1979 (ISBN 0-07-553606-4). Fussell distinguishes four types of meter[1]: Syllabic Accentual Accentual-syllabic Quantitative ^ page 6....
- free verse does not share. Sprung rhythm may be cl****ed as a form of accentual verse, due to its being stress-timed, rather than syllable-timed, and...
- literatures of European languages is broader still, embracing lines syllabic, accentual-syllabic, and (inevitably) stationed ambivalently between the two; lines...
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