asynartetic

adjective \(ˈ)ā +\

Definition of asynartetic

of a line of verse

  1. :  containing disparate or unconnected rhythmic units: such as a :  with unhomogeneous rhythms in the two members distinguished by the caesura b :  with diaeresis, hiatus, or syllaba anceps at the caesura so that a quasi independence of the two members is effected

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Origin and Etymology of asynartetic

asynartete asynartetic verse (from Greek asynartētos asynartetic, from a- 2a- + —assumed—synartētos, verbal of Greek synartan to join together from syn- + artan to fasten, hang) + -ic; perhaps akin to Greek aeirein to lift


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