feminine ending

feminine ending
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈfɛm ə nɪn ˈen-diŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈfɛm ə nɪn ˈen-diŋ/

Definitions of feminine ending words

  • noun feminine ending Prosody. an unaccented syllable at the close of a line of poetry, often one that is added to the metrical pattern as an extra syllable. 1
  • noun feminine ending Grammar. a termination or final syllable marking a feminine word: In Latin -ā is a feminine ending for the ablative case in the singular. 1
  • noun feminine ending an unstressed syllable at the end of a line of verse 0

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Origin of feminine ending

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Feminine ending


feminine ending popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

feminine ending usage trend in Literature

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