What does alliteration mean?

alliteration meaning in General Dictionary

The repetition of the identical page at the start of a couple of terms instantly succeeding one another or at short intervals such as the next outlines

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  • use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a distinct verse
  • The repetition of the identical page at the beginning of a couple of terms immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals; as with listed here outlines: -

alliteration meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, "a begining with similar page," from modern-day Latin alliterationem (nominative alliteratio), noun of activity from previous participle stem of alliterare "to start with the exact same letter," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + littera (also litera) "letter, script" (see letter). Formed on style of obliteration, etc. relevant: Alliterational.


alliteration - German to English

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alliteration meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The repetition of the identical letter at the beginning of two or more words instantly succeeding one another, or at quick intervals; such as listed here outlines: -


Sentence Examples with the word alliteration

Hopkins also employed alliteration in many of his poems.

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