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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French prosodie, from Latin prosōdia, from Ancient Greek προσῳδία (prosōidía, song sung to music; pronunciation of syllable), from πρός (prós, to) + ᾠδή (ōidḗ, song).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒzədi/, /ˈpɹɒsədi/, /ˈpɹəʊzədi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑzədi/
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NounEdit

prosody (countable and uncountable, plural prosodies)

  1. (linguistics) The study of rhythm, intonation, stress, and related attributes in speech.
  2. (poetry) The study of poetic meter; the patterns of sounds and rhythms in verse.

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