What is another word for metrical?

205 synonyms found


[ mˈɛtɹɪkə͡l], [ mˈɛtɹɪkə‍l], [ m_ˈɛ_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_əl]

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How to use "Metrical" in context?

Metrical stresses and their effects on language are receiving increasing attention from linguists and language researchers. A metrical stress is a feature of language that affects its rhythm and meter. The duration of intervals, or beats, in a given text can be affected by metrical stresses.

Metrical stresses can be classified according to their location within the text: cedilla,iquantifier, and accent. There are also internal metrical stresses, which are produced by the structure of the words themselves.

Cedilla stresses are typically placed on the fourth, eighth, and tenth syllables of a word.

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