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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
Similarly, such a word as alighted, in which a strong syllable is situated between two weak ones, may be called an 'amphibrach.'
The amphibrach plays a highly important part in English verse, though it is usual not to mention it at all.
The Amphibrach is a foot of three syllables, the first and third short, and the second long.
But these lines are of the high burlesque kind, and in this stile the Amphibrach closes lines with great beauty.
Similarly, the symbol means a trochee; and the symbol means an amphibrach.