Metrum vs Hypermeter - What's the difference?

metrum | hypermeter |


As nouns the difference between metrum and hypermeter

is that metrum is a measure while hypermeter is a hypercatalectic line, ie with two syllabes beyond the metrum.

metrum

Not English

Metrum has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'metrum':

midterm, mudroom, midarm

hypermeter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A hypercatalectic line, i.e. with two syllabes beyond the metrum.
  • A period with a redundant syllable.
  • Derived terms

    * hypermetric * hypermetrical