Definition of Trochee. Meaning of Trochee. Synonyms of Trochee

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Definition of Trochee

Trochee
Trochee Tro"chee, n. [L. trochaeus, Gr. ? (sc.?), from ? running, from ? to run. Cf. Troche, Truck a wheel.] (Pros.) A foot of two syllables, the first long and the second short, as in the Latin word ante, or the first accented and the second unaccented, as in the English word motion; a choreus.

Meaning of Trochee from wikipedia

- In poetic metre, a trochee (/ˈtroʊkiː/), c****e (/ˈkɔːriː/), or c****us, is a metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed...
- the / hemlocks, The first five feet of the line are dactyls; the sixth a trochee. Stephen Fry quotes Robert Browning's The Lost Leader as an example of...
- Metrical feetDisyllables˘ ˘pyrrhic, dibrach˘ ¯iamb¯ ˘trochee, c****e¯ ¯spondeeTrisyllables˘ ˘ ˘tribrach¯ ˘ ˘dactyl˘ ¯ ˘amphibrach˘ ˘ ¯anapaest,...
- is a cl****ic example of this form. The reverse of an iamb is called a trochee. Key: Non-bold = unstressed syllable Bold = stressed syllable Iambic dimeter...
- Dactylic pentameter Decasyllable Hendecasyllable Ragale Systems of scansion Trochee The Ants Go Marching This line (line 7 of "To Autumn") is used by Timothy...
- feet. The word "tetrameter" simply means that the poem has four trochees. A trochee is a long syllable, or stressed syllable, followed by a short, or...
- Monometer Dimeter Trimeter Tetrameter Hexameter Iambic heptameter Iambic pentameter Iambic tetrameter kāmil Mutaqārib Octameter Tawīl Trochee/Trochaic Wāfir...
- four syllables in length. The most common feet in English are the iamb, trochee, dactyl, and anapest. The foot might be compared to a bar in musical notation...
- " Meters such as the above, which consist of a mixture of dactyls and trochees, are sometimes referred to as "logaoedic" ("speech-song"), since they are...
- Metrical feetDisyllables˘ ˘pyrrhic, dibrach˘ ¯iamb¯ ˘trochee, c****e¯ ¯spondeeTrisyllables˘ ˘ ˘tribrach¯ ˘ ˘dactyl˘ ¯ ˘amphibrach˘ ˘ ¯anapaest,...
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