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  • iambelegus — ˌīˌamˈbeləgəs noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek iambelegos, from iambos + elegos song of mourning or lamentation, probably of non Indo European origin : a verse used in classical prosody consisting of an iambic dimeter and half an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jambelegus — Jam|be|le|gus, der; , ...gi [spätlat. iambelegus < griech. iambélegos]: aus einem Jambus u. einem Hemiepes bestehendes antikes Versmaß …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jambelegus — Jam|be|le|gus* der; , ...gi <über spätlat. iambelegus aus gleichbed. gr. iambélegos> aus einem ↑Jambus u. einem ↑Hemiepes bestehendes ↑antikes Versmaß …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • archilochian strophe — noun 1. : a dactylic hexameter followed by a lesser Archilochian 2. : a dactylic hexameter followed by an iambelegus 3. : an iambic trimeter followed by an elegiambus 4. : a greater Archilochian followed by an iambic trimeter catalectic …   Useful english dictionary

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