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Magali Shairi

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

The English-language interpretation is a mono-rhymed quatrain with sixteen-syllable lines broken into sections of four syllables with a cæsura between the second and third sections. The rhymes are either double or triple. “Magali” means “low” as opposed to Dabali (low) Shairi.

 
Attributed to: 

Shota Rustaveli

 
Origin: 

Georgian

 
Schematic: 
xxxx xxxx // xxxx xx(xa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx xx(xa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx xx(xa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx xx(xa)

or

xxxx xxxx // xxxx x(xxa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx x(xxa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx x(xxa)
xxxx xxxx // xxxx x(xxa)
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Reference: 

Reference Link

 
See Also:  

Dabali Shairi, Rhupunt, Shairi, Sijo, Tawddgyrch Cadwynog

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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