Definition of Adonean. Meaning of Adonean. Synonyms of Adonean

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Definition of Adonean

Adonean
Adonean Ad`o*ne"an (-n[=e]"an), a. [L. Adon[=e]us.] Pertaining to Adonis; Adonic. ``Fair Adonean Venus.' --Faber.

Meaning of Adonean from wikipedia

- An adonic (Latin: adoneus) is a unit of Aeolic verse, a five-syllable metrical foot consisting of a dactyl followed by a trochee. The last line of a Sapphic...
- the poetry of Sappho and Alcaeus, there is no line-end before the final Adonean). The form is two hendecasyllabic verses, and a third verse beginning the...
- for Sappho Alcaic stanza, so called for Alcaeus Hendecasyllabic verse Adonean Choliambic, also known as limping iambs or scazon Ionic Anacreonteus Anapestic...
- (of the form – u – x – u u – u – x ), while the fourth is five-syllable adonean (– u u – x). Rayor & Lardinois 2014, p. 108 Lardinois 2011 D'Angour 2013...
- × | ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ˘ ¯ telesillean × | ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ˘ ¯ dodrans ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ˘ ¯ ¯ pherecratean × × | ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ¯ reizianum × | ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ¯ adonean ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ | ¯...
- hendecasyllables, of the form "¯ ˘ ¯ × ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯", followed by a five-syllable adonean, of the form "¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ¯". At least five stanzas survive; whether the poem...
- u – – pherecratean (Latin: pherecrateus): x x – u u – – (pher) reizianum (Latin: reizi****): x – u u – – (^pher) adonean (Latin: adoneus): – u u – –...
- Adoneus can refer: "Adoneus", the Latin name of the adonean or adonic (-uu --) unit of Aeolic verse "Bacchus Adoneus", a Latin epithet of the god Dionysus...
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