iambus

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἴαμβος (íambos, a poetic meter).

Noun[edit]

iambus (plural iambuses or iambi)

  1. (poetry) an iamb

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἴαμβος (íambos, a poetic meter)

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Noun[edit]

iambus m (genitive iambī); second declension

  1. an iambus
  2. iambic verse

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iambus iambī
Genitive iambī iambōrum
Dative iambō iambīs
Accusative iambum iambōs
Ablative iambō iambīs
Vocative iambe iambī

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