Definition of Rhythmus

1. n. Rhythm.



Definition of Rhythmus

1. Noun. (obsolete form of rhythm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhythmus

1. rhythm [n RHYTHMUSES or RHYTHMI or RHYTHMUSE] - See also: rhythm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhythmus

rhythmist
rhythmists
rhythmite
rhythmites
rhythmization
rhythmizations
rhythmize
rhythmized
rhythmizes
rhythmizing
rhythmless
rhythmlessly
rhythmometer
rhythmometers
rhythms
rhythmus (current term)
rhytid
rhytide
rhytidectomy
rhytides
rhytidome
rhytidomes
rhytidoplasty
rhytidosis
rhytidosis retinae
rhytids
rhytina
rhytinas
rhyton
rhytons

Literary usage of Rhythmus

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

1. The Theological and Literary Journal (1861)
"The assumption that a work is a poem, because its author falls at times by accident, or unconsciously, into a rhythmus, seems sufficiently preposterous. ..."

2. A History of English Rhythms by Edwin Guest (1882)
"The Iambic "rhythmus," noticed by Bede, was a favourite one during the middle ages; and is probably the origin of the common metre of eight syllables, ..."

3. A History of English Rhythms by Edwin Guest (1838)
"... and in some feet required, the coincidence of the sharp tone with the ictus, the question whether the accent of the " rhythmus " represented the ictus ..."

4. Geschichte der Musik by August Wilhelm Ambros, Gustav Nottebohm, B. von Sokolowsky, Carl Ferdinand Becker, Heinrich Reimann, Otto Kade (1887)
"Und -an einer anderen Stelle: „Ohne den rhythmus bringen die Töne bei der glatten ... Dagegen kommt durch „die Gliederung des rhythmus die Materie zu ihrer ..."

5. Chapters on Greek Metric by Thomas Dwight Goodell (1901)
"As above, two senses of ' rhythmus' must be distinguished, namely, the abstract sense, rhythm, and the concrete sense, a combination of syllables or words ..."

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