Definition of Trochaic. Meaning of Trochaic. Synonyms of Trochaic

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Definition of Trochaic

Trochaic
Trochaic Tro*cha"ic, n. (Pros.) A trochaic verse or measure. --Dryden.
Trochaic
Trochaic Tro*cha"ic, Trochaical Tro*cha"ic*al, a. [L. trocha["i]cus, Gr. ? or ?. See Trochee.] (Pros.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.

Meaning of Trochaic from wikipedia

- is the reverse of an iamb. The adjective form is trochaic. The English word trochee is itself trochaic since it is composed of the stressed syllable /ˈtroʊ/...
- Trochaic tetrameter is a meter in poetry. It refers to a line of four trochaic feet. The word "tetrameter" simply means that the poem has four trochees...
- Trochaic octameter is a poetic meter that has eight trochaic metrical feet per line. Each foot has one stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable...
- soothe In a trochaic pair, each word is a trochee, with the first syllable stressed and the second syllable unstressed. In an trochaic-or-iambic pair...
- the trochaic septenarius is one of two major forms of poetic metre based on the trochee as its dominant rhythmic unit, the other being trochaic octonarius...
- even–numbered syllables, or on the first syllable, in the case of an initial trochaic inversion. It is not the case, as is often alleged, that iambic pentameter...
- Monometer Dimeter Trimeter Tetrameter Hexameter Iambic heptameter Iambic pentameter Iambic tetrameter kāmil Mutaqārib Octameter Tawīl Trochee/Trochaic Wāfir...
- of "da DUM", a trochaic substitution would introduce a foot of "DUM da". In a line of verse that normally employs iambic meter, trochaic substitution describes...
- the iambic senarii were spoken without music; trochaic septenarii (and also iambic septenarii and trochaic and iambic octonarii) were chanted or recited...
- 461–525 mainly trochaic tetrameter catalectic denunciations and skirmish trochaic tetrameters [-.-o] [-.-o] [-.-o] [-.-] but with trochaic dimeters or 'runs'...
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