Latin definition for: arsis, arsis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. metrical term indicating the raising of voice on an emphatic syllable
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Poetic
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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