Dactyl Scrabble Word Score, Definitions + More

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What is dactyl? What does dactyl mean?

dactyl is usually defined as (Greek) a metrical foot of one short syllable followed by two long syllables

dactyl Definition

A dactyl is a metrical foot consisting of one stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables. It is a basic unit of meter in poetry.

Examples Using dactyl in a sentence

  1. "Poetry is often written using specific meters, such as iambic or dactylic."
  2. "The word 'elephant' is an example of a word that contains a dactyl."
  3. "The dactylic meter is commonly used in ancient Greek and Latin poetry."
  4. "Walt Whitman's poem 'Song of Myself' utilizes a dactylic meter throughout."
  5. "A famous line of poetry that uses a dactyl is 'This is the forest primeval' from Longfellow's 'Evangeline.'"
  6. "The word 'banana' can be read with a dactylic stress pattern: ba-NA-na."
  7. "A dactylic foot is often used in fast-paced, upbeat poetry or songs."
  8. "In English poetry, a dactyl is often used in combination with other metrical feet, such as an iamb or trochee."
  9. "The dactylic meter can add a sense of movement and energy to a poem."
  10. "Some famous poets who often used the dactylic meter include Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Gerard Manley Hopkins."

How much does dactyl score in a game of Scrabble?

Playing dactyl scores 12 points in a game of Scrabble. This assumes no use of double or triple word or letter multipliers, and no wildcards

How many points is dactyl worth in Words With Friends?

If you play the word dactyl in Words With Friends, it scores 13 points. Playing on a triple word score, this would be 39 points.

What's another way to say dactyl? What are its synonyms?

How else can you write dactyl? In our thesaurus we found there are 1 synonyms of dactyl.

How may anagrams can you make from dactyl?

There are 0 anagrams of dactyl.

What words can you unscramble using the letters in dactyl?

There are 36 words that can be unscrambled or created from the letters in dactyl. These include :

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What other words can be made from using the letters in dactyl?

There are 486 words that can be made from the letters in dactyl. These include :

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