Definition of Tribrachs

1. Noun. (plural of tribrach) ¹



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Definition of Tribrachs

1. tribrach [n] - See also: tribrach

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tribrachs

tribometers
tribometric
tribometry
tribosphenic
tribosystem
tribosystems
tribotest
tribotested
tribotesting
tribotests
triboulet
tribrach
tribrachia
tribrachic
tribrachius
tribrachs (current term)
tribracteate
tribrid
tribrid modeller
tribrid modellers
tribrid vehicle
tribridged
tribrids
tribromhydrin
tribromide
tribromides
tribromo
tribromoacetate
tribromoanisole
tribromoethanol

Literary usage of Tribrachs

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1. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1909)
"The difference in distribution is marked in i and iv. In Menander the tribrachs in i outnumber those in Aristophanes (the ..."

2. The Verse of Greek Comedy by John Williams White (1912)
"The total number of tribrachs is 2654, on the average 1 in 3'33 ... tribrachs contained in one word (102) number 857, 32'3 per cent of the total number of ..."

3. Studies in Honor of Basil L. Gildersleeve by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1902)
"... he rarely uses tribrachs (in most cases there is a difference of opinion as to the arrangement of the lines); still less two dactyls, Sept. c. Theb. ..."

4. The Classical Journal (1828)
"Not so when two tribrachs follow each other, the concurrence of so many short syllables not being too consistent with the iambic character, ..."

5. An Introduction to Greek Verse Composition with Exercises by Arthur Sidgwick, Francis David Morice (1885)
"We will give a few more examples of wrongly divided tribrachs, as beginners often ... fiev would be admissible as tribrachs, since there is no real break. ..."

6. The Oedipus tyrannus of Sophocles by Sophocles, Mortimer Lamson Earle (1901)
"... and Philoctetes the dactyls and tribrachs are pretty evenly balanced. ... the tribrachs are strikingly few. The opinion quite commonly held by scholars ..."

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