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Definition of the noun abecedarius

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noun - plural: -

  1. a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: poem / verse form = a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

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Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012)

Fourth Edition by Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul Rouzer

the best-known abecedarius is the song “'A'—You're Adorable,” by Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise, and Sidney Lippman ( ). K. Krumbacher, Geschichte der byzantinischen litteratur, d ed. ( ); C. Daux, Le Chant abécédaire de St.

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Literary Terms (1998)

by Amrita Sharma

ABECEDARIUS A composition in verse in which the stanzas or lines begin ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

Alphabet poems (see abecedarius) were written in many tongues (Norse, Hebrew). Kallias (ancient Athens) wrote an alphabet drama, a grammatical play: the comic chorus of 24 represented the 24 letters of the Ionic alphabet; in songs, each ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic dictionary of library and information science (2005)

An abecedarius is an acrostic in which the pattern consists of the letters of the alphabet in traditional order. An acrostic can be single, double, or triple, depending on how many words in each line are composed Dictionary of Library and ...

Google previewLexicon Encyclion... (1745)

by Johann A Weber

eilt 9( Ь С* ïebreC/ abecedarius; qui рита docet elementa; «iui pueros elementa literarum docet. 9) eilt ШЬсШа), îafcl, liber abecedarius ; tabella elementariorum. 10) eilt %b<:<ëd) UM/ puer ...

Google previewDictionary for Library and Information Science (2004)

by Joan M. Reitz

abecedarius See: acrostic. abecedary A book containing the letters of the alphabet and basic rules of spelling and grammar, used in Europe as a primer before the invention of the printing press.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary Of Christian Antiquities (in 9 Volumes) (2005)

by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham

The terra " Hymnus " or " Paean Abecedarius " is applied specially to the hymn of Sedulius, "A solis ortus cardine." [ACROSTIC.] [C.] ABERCIUS of Jerusalem, icrairoVToAos 9a.vfj.

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Abecedarius Meaning

Video shows what abecedarius means. An acrostic poem in which the lines begin with the letters of the alphabet in sequence.. Abecedarius Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1B3E1C3E1D2A1R1I1U1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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