Definition of Disyllables

1. Noun. (plural of disyllable) ¹



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Definition of Disyllables

1. disyllable [n] - See also: disyllable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disyllables

disvouching
diswarn
diswarned
diswarning
diswarns
diswitted
diswont
diswonted
diswonting
diswonts
disworship
disyllabic
disyllabicity
disyllabics
disyllable
disyllables (current term)
disynaptic
disynaptically
disyndiotactic
disyoke
disyoked
disyokes
disyoking
dit
dita
dita bark
ditactic
dital
ditalini
ditals

Literary usage of Disyllables

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1. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"There is a problem in delimiting the data, since we must by definition first remove from consideration those disyllables that are identifiable as compounds ..."

2. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"Names of things and abstract nouns form in part exceptions, especially disyllables: coffee, spondee, trochee, couchée, levée, committee, jubilee. ..."

3. Works by William Herbert, Roger Hutchinson (1842)
"... that Horace rejected in the later odes the use of two final disyllables, ... that three final disyllables cannot be used in two consecutive lines at the ..."

4. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"In my Intro-, duction to the ' Aulularia,' p. xxxix, I had absolutely denied the possibility of extruding a .radical vowel in disyllables. ..."

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