Definitions for versoˈvɜr soʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a left-hand page of an open book or manuscript (opposed to recto).
Origin of verso:
1830–40; short for L in versō foliō on the turned leaf
the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
The back side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet or a leaf or a coin or a medal.
The left-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an even page number.
Origin: From in verso folio, the ablative of the Latin versus from the perfect passive participle of verto. Confer rectus.
the reverse, or left-hand, page of a book or a folded sheet of paper; -- opposed to recto
Translations for verso
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a number of lines of poetry, grouped together and forming a separate unit within the poem, song, hymn etc
This song has three verses.
- بيت شِعْر، مَقْطَع شِعْري ، نَظْمArabic
- versoPortuguese (BR)
- der VersGerman
- erindi, versIcelandic
- verso, strofaItalian
- (시의) 절(節), 연(聯)Korean
- строфа; куплетRussian
- strof, versSwedish
- kıta, dörtlükTurkish
- 詩句Chinese (Trad.)
- đoạn thơ, câu thơVietnamese
- 诗句Chinese (Simp.)
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