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balak [bá.lak.] : ode (n.); poem (n.)
Synonyms: garay

Derivatives of balak

n. (communication)1. odea lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
~ lyric poem, lyrica short poem of songlike quality.
~ epithalamiuman ode honoring a bride and bridegroom.
~ horatian ode, sapphic odean ode with several stanzas.
~ pindaric, pindaric odean ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units.
~ choral odeode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama.
n. (communication)1. poem, verse forma composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines.
~ line of poetry, line of versea single line of words in a poem.
~ literary composition, literary workimaginative or creative writing.
~ abecedariusa poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order.
~ alcaic, alcaic verseverse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus.
~ ballad, laya narrative poem of popular origin.
~ balladea poem consisting of 3 stanzas and an envoy.
~ blank verseunrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter).
~ elegy, lamenta mournful poem; a lament for the dead.
~ epic, epic poem, heroic poem, eposa long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.
~ free verse, vers libreunrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern.
~ haikuan epigrammatic Japanese verse form of three short lines.
~ lyric poem, lyrica short poem of songlike quality.
~ rondel, rondeaua French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas.
~ sonneta verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme.
~ tankaa form of Japanese poetry; the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables.
~ terza rimaa verse form with a rhyme scheme: aba bcb cdc, etc..
~ rhyme, versea piece of poetry.
~ cantoa major division of a long poem.
~ verse line, versea line of metrical text.
~ versiclea short verse said or sung by a priest or minister in public worship and followed by a response from the congregation.
~ stanzaa fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.
~ poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody(prosody) a system of versification.
~ rhyme, rimecorrespondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds).