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Definition of the noun alexandrine
What does alexandrine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- alexandrine: alexandrines
- Alexandrine: Alexandrines
- (prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet
Alternative definition of the noun alexandrine
- A line of poetic meter having twelve syllables, usually divided into two or three equal parts.
- An Alexandrine parrot or parakeet.
- Alexandrine is a fictional character from the 1971 film Mon oncle Antoine.
- Alexandrine is a fictional character from the 1993 film Mazeppa.
There are other characters with in their name, like Alexandrine Zola.
"Alexandrine" is a musical album of GRICE.
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Poetry Kaleidoscope (2014)
by Nicolae Sfetcu
An alexandrine is a line of poetic meter. Alexandrines are common in the German literature of the Baroque period and in French poetry of the early modern and modern periods and much less common in English poetry, which more frequently ...
The Handbook of Linguistics (2003)
by Mark Aronoff, Janie Rees-Miller
Meters can also count other kinds of phonological constituent; thus the French alexandrine is a meter which counts syllables (12 in the line), and it is possible that the Old English poem Beowulf is governed by a meter which counts ...
The Art of the Actor (2005)
The Essential History of Acting, from Classical Times to the Present Day by Jean Benedetti
The alexandrine is a line of twelve or thirteen syllables. They are joined in rhyming couplets which alternate between so-called masculine and feminine endings. The masculine ending is a single vowel, the feminine ending is an unstressed 'e'.
by Raymond Erickson
The alexandrine is a verse type consisting of twelve syllables (or thirteen if the ending is feminine) with a caesura after the sixth syllable. The “German alexandrine,” established by Martin Opitz, Buch von der deutschen Poeterey ( 1624), lacked ...
Acting One / Acting Two (2016)
by CTI Reviews
An alexandrine is a line of poetic meter comprising 12 syllables. Alexandrines are common in the German literature of the Baroque period and in French poetry of the early modern and modern periods. Drama in English often used ...
by Chris Baldick
alexandrine. (alexandrin) A verse line of twelve syllables adopted by poets since the 16th century as the standard verse form of French poetry, especially dramatic and narrative. It was first used in 12thcentury *chansons de geste, and probably ...
by Joseph T Shipley,
Alexandrine. Fr. heroic verse of 12 syllables, named from O Fr. developments of the Alexander cycle, 12th and 13th c. Ronsard and the Pléiade brought it back into use in the 16th c.; in the 17th, it became, and has remained, the preferred Fr.
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
alexandrine. A six-BEAT line or hexameter introduced into English poetry in the sixteenth century after French models, but never accepted as a regular structural form like the four-beat line (tetrameter) or five-beat line (pentameter), probably ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
FACT FILE Alexandrine parakeet This turd normally nests in holes it gnaws in trees, or in naturally occurring hollows, or even in ...
by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer, Harris Feinsod, David Marno, Alexandra Slessarev
Considered to be less noble than the more common ten-syllable line, the alexandrine was associated primarily with popular poetry. In , Pierre de Ronsard wrote in the preface to the Franciade, “It would have been much easier to write ...
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- Alexandrine Meaning
Video shows what alexandrine means. A line of poetic meter having twelve syllables, usually divided into two or three equal parts.. An Alexandrine parrot or ...
- Alexandrine Meaning
Video shows what Alexandrine means. Belonging to Alexandria, Alexandrian.. Alexandrine Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
- Ceddy's (Alexandrine parrot) body language 2
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Quotes about Alexandrine
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Scrabble value of A1L1E1X8A1N1D2R1I1N1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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