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EtymologyEdit

From Latin spondēus (spondee), from Ancient Greek σπονδεῖος (spondeîos, associated with a libation) from σπονδή (spondḗ, libation)- spondees were often used in melodies sung at libations.

NounEdit

spondee (plural spondees)

  1. A word or metrical foot of two syllables, either both long or both stressed.

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

spondee

  1. A spondee.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of spondee (Kotus type 20/filee, no gradation)
nominative spondee spondeet
genitive spondeen spondeiden
spondeitten
partitive spondeeta spondeita
illative spondeehen
spondeeseen
spondeihin
spondeisiin
singular plural
nominative spondee spondeet
accusative nom. spondee spondeet
gen. spondeen
genitive spondeen spondeiden
spondeitten
partitive spondeeta spondeita
inessive spondeessa spondeissa
elative spondeesta spondeista
illative spondeehen
spondeeseen
spondeihin
spondeisiin
adessive spondeella spondeilla
ablative spondeelta spondeilta
allative spondeelle spondeille
essive spondeena spondeina
translative spondeeksi spondeiksi
instructive spondein
abessive spondeetta spondeitta
comitative spondeineen

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NounEdit

spondēe

  1. vocative singular of spondēus