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Dabali Shairi

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic, Stanzaic

 
Description: 

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

 
Attributed to: 

Shota Rustaveli

 
Origin: 

Georgian

 
Schematic: 
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx x(xa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx x(xa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx x(xa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx x(xa)

or

xxxxx xxx // xxxxx (xxa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx (xxa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx (xxa)
xxxxx xxx // xxxxx (xxa)
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Reference: 

Reference Link

 
See Also:  

Magali Shairi, Shairi, Sijo, Tawddgyrch Cadwynog

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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