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Definition of the noun Pararhyme

What does Pararhyme mean as a name of something?


  1. A verse form in which the consonants of two words are the same, but the corresponding vowels are different


Pararhyme is a half-rhyme in which there is vowel variation within the same consonant pattern.

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Google previewLinguistics Encyclopedia (2004)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

sounds: buzzing bees pararhyme: CVCticktock ploce/plousi/:freeintermittent repetition poeticheightening:usinglanguage in awaywhichisperceivedas particularly dignified; archaismswereoften in thepastconsidered tohavethis dignifying effect ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Poetry (2014)

The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson

“America”is a mannered poem,with decorativelyalliterative openinglinesand internal rhymeand pararhyme.Writteninthe present tense, McKay's response to America is characterized by its immediacy and physicality: the vocabulary of “ throat ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1A1R1H4Y4M3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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