- a Spanish verse form in which each stanza consists of four lines, each with eight syllables, and a rhyme scheme abba.
Origin of redondilla
1830–40; < Spanish, equivalent to redond(o) round (< Latin rotundus) + -illa diminutive suffix
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Historical Examples of redondilla
The redondilla menor has the same form expressed in lines of less than eight syllables.Modern Spanish Lyrics
Castillejo endeavoured to restore the gay rhythm of the redondilla, and turned into ridicule the imitators of Petrarch.