strophe

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Borrowed from Latin stropha, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek στροφή (strophḗ, a turn, bend, twist).

Noun[edit]

strophe (plural strophes)

  1. (prosody) A turn in verse, as from one metrical foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other.
  2. (prosody) The section of an ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left across the stage.
  3. (prosody) A pair of stanzas of alternating form on which the structure of a given poem is based.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin stropha, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek στροφή (strophḗ).

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strophe f (plural strophes)

  1. (poetry) stanza

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