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Definition of Adonic

Adonic
Adonic A*don"ic, a. [F. adonique: cf. L. Adonius.] Relating to Adonis, famed for his beauty. -- n. An Adonic verse. Adonic verse, a verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee (-- [crescent] [crescent] | -- --).

Meaning of Adonic 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 Adonia (Gr****: Ἀδώνια) was a festival celebrated annually by women in ancient Greece to mourn the death of Adonis, the consort of Aphrodite. It is...
- Neruda / Samuel L. Jackson Tonight I Can Write - Pablo Neruda / Andy Garcia Adonic Angela - Pablo Neruda / Willem Dafoe If You Forget Me - Pablo Neruda / Madonna...
- 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...
- Urban VIII with improved Latin style. The hymn is written in Sapphic and Adonic meter. The earliest versions of the hymn can be found in 8th century m****cripts...
- Adonic or adonean line). Using "–" for a long syllable, "∪" for a short syllable, and "x" for an "anceps" (free syllable), and displaying the Adonic as...
- who, it is claimed, also wrote the Ad Fidolium, a set of quantitative adonics. The Planctus appeared in a seventeenth-century m****cript compilation...
- Campeador") is an anonymous medieval Latin epic poem, consisting in 128 sapphic-adonic verses in 32 stanzas, with one line from an unfinished thirty-third. The...
- trochees. In the Sapphic stanza, three hendecasyllabics are followed by an "Adonic" line, made up of a dactyl and a trochee. This is the form of Catullus 51...
- over the land, to act as a fertilizing influence). The Adonia (Ἀδώνια), or Adonic feasts, were ancient feasts instituted in honour of Aphrodite and Adonis...
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