dodecasyllabic

dodecasyllabic

(ˌdəʊdɛkəsɪˈlæbɪk)
adj
having twelve syllables
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The poem is written in dodecasyllabic quatrains, which means it has 12 syllables per line, 4 line per stanza.
The epic poem is written in dodecasyllabic quatrains, which means it has 12 syllables per line, and 4 lines per stanza.
Aside from its dodecasyllabic quatrains, which means it has 12 syllables per line, and 4 lines per stanza, Balagtas earned praises for writing in Tagalog as most of pieces at that time were in Spanish.
(17) These imported metrical romances had either dodecasyllabic or octosyllabic structure and assonant verses.
I rendered the passage line by line into strict Spanish dodecasyllabic verse with assonant rhyme, in the original rhyme-scheme.
It might almost be said that we invented the learned and written romance, composed in octosyllabic lines at a desk, as the counterpart to the popular and oral chanson de geste, born out of the improvisation of a skilled poet on the market square, chanting his decasyllabic or dodecasyllabic poem.
(4) Based on the surviving examples, the main characteristics of the type may be defined as follows: the winged saint in three-quarter profile, facing either to the right or to the left, conversing with Christ and clad in a camel-hair shirt with a himation, (5) holding a staff and an open scroll, with the same dodecasyllabic text seen in our icon; two mountain ranges, a tree with an axe; the severed head of the Baptist in a bowl; and, occasionally, a turtle-dove (Fig.
This dodecasyllabic line, which seems to cleave, almost, to the security of a standard tetrametric structure - 3+3+4+2 - is also a line which crosses a frontier.
I can remember these and I also read and learned very many German verses, which also are dodecasyllabic sometimes.