prosody

prosody

[pros-uh-dee]
prosody: see versification.

Prosody may refer to:

  • Prosody (linguistics), the study of rhythm, intonation, stress, and related attributes in speech
  • Prosody (poetry), the study of poetic meter
  • Prosody (music), the way the composer sets the text of a vocal composition in the assignment of syllables to notes in the melody to which the text is sung

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