hexameter

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἑξάμετρος (heksámetros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: he‧xa‧me‧ter

Noun[edit]

hexameter (countable and uncountable, plural hexameters)

  1. (countable) a line in a poem having six metrical feet
  2. (uncountable) a poetic metre in which each line has six feet

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Noun[edit]

hexameter m (genitive hexametri); second declension

  1. hexameter

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hexameter hexametrī
genitive hexametrī hexametrōrum
dative hexametrō hexametrīs
accusative hexametrum hexametrōs
ablative hexametrō hexametrīs
vocative hexameter
hexametre
hexametrī