Definitions for ODEoʊd
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a lyric poem, typically with an irregular metrical form and expressing exalted or enthusiastic emotion.
Origin of ode:
1580–90; < MF < LL ōda < Gk aoidḗ song, der. of aeídein to sing
a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “like,”“having the nature of”; used to form nouns: phyllode.
Ref: Compare -oid .
Origin of -ode:
< Gk -ōdēs
a combining form meaning “way,”“path,” used esp. in the names of devices through which electrical current passes:
Origin of -ode:
< Gk -odos, comb. form of hodós
a lyric poem with complex stanza forms
A short poetical composition proper to be set to music or sung; a lyric poem; esp., now, a poem characterized by sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style.
Ode on a Grecian Urnu2014Keats
Origin: From ᾠδή.
Ode is a type of lyrical stanza. A classic ode is structured in three major parts: the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode. Different forms such as the homostrophic ode and the irregular ode also exist. It is an elaborately structured poem praising or glorifying an event or individual, describing nature intellectually as well as emotionally. Greek odes were originally poetic pieces accompanied by symphonic orchestras. As time passed on, they gradually became known as personal lyrical compositions whether sung or merely recited. The primary instruments used were the aulos and the lyre. The written ode, as it was practiced by the Romans, returned to the/ L E2 lyrical form of the Lesbian lyricists. There are three typical forms of odes:the Pindaric, Horatian, and irregular. Pindaric odes follow the form and style of Pindar. Horatian odes follow conventions of Horace; the odes of Horace deliberately imitated the Greek lyricists such as Alcaeus and Anacreon. Odes by Catullus, as well as other poetry of Catullus, was particularly inspired by Sappho. Irregular odes are rhyming, but they do not employ the three-part form of the Pindaric ode nor the two- or four-line stanza of the Horatian ode.
Translations for ODE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a poem written to a person or thing
`Ode to a Nightingale' was written by John Keats.
- قَصيدَه غِنائِيَّهArabic
- odePortuguese (BR)
- die OdeGerman
- قصیده؛ چکیدهFarsi
- שִׁיר תְּהִילָהHebrew
- कविता, भावगीत, गीतिHindi
- puisi pujianIndonesian
- óður, lofsöngurIcelandic
- 오드, 부(賦), 송Korean
- قصیده؛ چکیدهPersian
- kaside, methiyeTurkish
- 頌歌Chinese (Trad.)
- thơ ca ngợiVietnamese
- 颂歌Chinese (Simp.)
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