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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) In classical prosody, a foot consisting of three short syllables.

(2) In Russian versification, the term sometimes refers to a dactyl, amphibrach, or anapest that lacks an accent, for example:

Pervoe délo u deda—

Potolkovat’ s muzhikom.

(N. A. Nekrasov)

Such omissions were rare in the 19th century, occurring primarily in the first foot of a dactyl, as in the above example. In the 20th century they became more common and occurred both at the beginning of lines and in the middle of lines.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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