Definition of Assonant. Meaning of Assonant. Synonyms of Assonant

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Definition of Assonant

Assonant
Assonant As"so*nant, a. [L. assonans, p. pr. of assonare to sound to, to correspond to in sound; ad + sonare to sound, sonus sound: cf. F. assonant. See Sound.] 1. Having a resemblance of sounds. 2. (Pros.) Pertaining to the peculiar species of rhyme called assonance; not consonant.

Meaning of Assonant from wikipedia

- ****onance is a resemblance in the sounds of words/syllables either between their vowels (e.g., meat, bean) or between their consonants (e.g., keep, cape)...
- iambic tetrameter respectively. The poem has historically made use of ****onant half rhyme. The rhyme appears in the 1596 pamphlet "Haue with You to Saffron-Walden"...
- 16 syllables, each with a caesura between the hemistiches. The rhyme is ****onant. Since 1913, and following the work of Ramón Menéndez Pidal, the entire...
- Castile. The poem is a short "frontier romance" in Castilian Spanish with ****onant rhyme. The historical events it describes took place in 1431, but the author...
- is also used for a Spanish stanza form with four to seven short, partly ****onant lines in a characteristic rhythm. The earliest and most influential of...
- mainly between 14 and 16 syllables, divided in two hemistiches and with ****onant rhyme, as opposed to regular verses and consonant rhyme of French chansons...
- (league) and yegua (mare) or canción (song) and montón (pile). rima asonante (****onant rhyme): those words of the same stress that only the vowels identical at...
- somniloquy, somnolent sonus son- sound absonant, ambisonic, ****onance, ****onant, ****onate, consonance, consonant, consonous, dissonance, dissonant, inconsonance...
- King of Spain. The lyrics of plena songs are usually octosyllabic and ****onant. Following the universal custom the theme touches upon all phases of life—romance...
- somnium somnial son- sound Latin sonus absonant, ambisonic, ****onance, ****onant, ****onate, consonance, consonant, consonous, dissonance, dissonant, inconsonance...