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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Alliteration(0.01312 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed
syllable in a line of verse; “around the rock the ragged
rascal ran” [syn: initial rhyme, beginning rhyme, head rhyme
English → English (gcide)
Alliteration \Al*lit`er*a"tion\, n. [L. ad + litera letter. See
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or
more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short
intervals; as in the following lines:
Behemoth, biggest born of earth, upheaved
His vastness. --Milton.
Fly o'er waste fens and windy fields. --Tennyson.
Note: The recurrence of the same letter in accented parts of
words is also called alliteration. Anglo-Saxon poetry
is characterized by alliterative meter of this sort.
Later poets also employed it.
In a somer seson whan soft was the sonne,
I shope me in shroudes as I a shepe were. --P.