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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

iambus (plural iambuses or iambi)

  1. (poetry) an iamb

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LatinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iambus m (genitive iambī); second declension

  1. an iambus
  2. iambic verse

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iambus iambī
genitive iambī iambōrum
dative iambō iambīs
accusative iambum iambōs
ablative iambō iambīs
vocative iambe iambī

ReferencesEdit

  • iambus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • iambus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • iambus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • iambus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers