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tro·cha·ic

 (trō-kā′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or consisting of trochees.

[Latin trochāicus, from Greek trokhāikos, from trokhaios, trochee; see trochee.]

tro·cha′ic n.

trochaic

(trəʊˈkeɪɪk) prosody
adj
(Poetry) of, relating to, or consisting of trochees
n
1. (Poetry) another word for trochee
2. (Poetry) a verse composed of trochees
troˈchaically adv

tro•cha•ic

(troʊˈkeɪ ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to the trochee.
2. consisting of or employing a trochee or trochees.
n.
4. Usu., trochaics. a verse or poem written in trochees.
[1580–90; < Latin trochaicus < Greek trochaïkós=trocha(îos) trochee + -ikos -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trochaic - of or consisting of trochees; "trochaic dactyl"
metrics, prosody - the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
Translations
trohejski

trochaic

[trɒˈkeɪɪk] ADJtrocaico

trochaic

adjtrochäisch
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Specifically, Greek anapestic meter is rhythmic because it manifests a perfect succession of trochaically grouped moras.
They were active in Hillel, welcomed the Sabbath in the dining room of their dorms, rolled their tongues trochaically round the few Hebrew words they had learnt for their bar mitzvahs, and informed me offhandedly of summers as volunteers on a kibbutz.