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Origin of amphibrach
OTHER WORDS FROM amphibracham·phi·brach·ic, adjective
Words nearby amphibrach
Example sentences from the Web for amphibrach
The Amphibrach is a foot of three syllables, the first and third short, and the second long.
The amphibrach plays a highly important part in English verse, though it is usual not to mention it at all.
But these lines are of the high burlesque kind, and in this stile the Amphibrach closes lines with great beauty.
Again, I should say, anapaestic—but this anapaest and amphibrach quarrel is ἄσπονδος.The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Similarly, the symbol means a trochee; and the symbol means an amphibrach.