Definition of Prosodic system

1. Noun. The system of accentuation used in a particular language.

Exact synonyms: Accentual System
Generic synonyms: Language System



Lexicographical Neighbors of Prosodic System

prosobranch
prosobranchs
prosocial
prosocialist
prosocialists
prosociality
prosocially
prosocoele
prosocoeles
prosodiacal
prosodiacally
prosodial
prosodian
prosodians
prosodic
prosodic system (current term)
prosodical
prosodically
prosodies
prosodification
prosodifications
prosodion
prosodist
prosodists
prosody
prosoma
prosomal
prosomas
prosomata
prosopagnosia

Literary usage of Prosodic system

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"poets as to their prosodic system—as if it were a "hedge," a kind of afterthought on discovering inconveniences. I can assure him that it was nothing of the ..."

2. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1906)
"The bearings" of any prosodic system that is rationally inductive must "lie in the application of it." And this system, thus applied, seems to me at once to ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"But on this point, as well as on the extraordinary change that was coming over the Latin prosodic system in Prudentius' time, the substitution of accent for ..."

4. An Introduction to the Scientific Study of English Poetry: Being Prolegomena by Mark Harvey Liddell (1902)
"As unit groups in our prosodic system we have "waves of impulse" instead of feet. We can use the English numerals instead of the Greek prefixes, ..."

5. An Introduction to the Scientific Study of English Poetry: Being Prolegomena by Mark Harvey Liddell (1902)
"As unit groups in our prosodic system we have "waves of impulse" instead of feet. We can use the English numerals instead of the Greek prefixes, ..."

6. Concerning French Verse: An Essay for English-speaking Readers of French by Charles Cameron Clarke (1922)
"That time was drawing to a close in the sixteenth century just when the present prosodic system was being formulated. About 1580 practically every final ..."

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