Definition of Choriambus. Meaning of Choriambus. Synonyms of Choriambus

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Definition of Choriambus

Choriambus
Choriambus Cho`ri*am"bus, n.; pl. L. Choriambi, E. Choriambuses. [L. choriambus, Gr. ?; ? a choreus + ? iambus.] (Anc. Pros.) A foot consisting of four syllables, of which the first and last are long, and the other short (- [crescent] [crescent] -); that is, a choreus, or trochee, and an iambus united.

Meaning of Choriambus from wikipedia

- In Gr**** and Latin poetry, a choriamb /ˈkɔːriˌæmb/ is a metron (prosodic foot) consisting of four syllables in the pattern long-short-short-long (— ‿ ‿...
- known as the Aeolic base, which can be – –, – u, or u –. "– u u –" is a choriambus. As in all classical verse forms, the phenomenon of brevis in longo is...
- Hephaestion choriambus bacchius choriambus bacchius|| 5 Fragment 113 Dionysius of Halicarn****us 3x ionics? 2 Fragment 114 Demetrius, On Style l.1 3 choriambus bacchius;...