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Meaning of "sixain" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SIXAIN

From French.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SIXAIN

sixain  [ˈsɪkseɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIXAIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sixain is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIXAIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sixain in the English dictionary

The definition of sixain in the dictionary is a stanza or poem of six lines.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIXAIN


Bassein
bɑːˈseɪn
cyclohexane
ˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛkseɪn
dioxane
daɪˈɒkseɪn
ficain
ˈfaɪseɪn
hexachlorocyclohexane
ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛkseɪn
hexane
ˈhɛkseɪn
Husain
hʊˈseɪn
Hussain
hʊˈseɪn
Hussein
hʊˈseɪn
insane
ɪnˈseɪn
polysiloxane
ˌpɒlɪsɪˈlɒkseɪn
sain
seɪn
saine
seɪn
sane
seɪn
sean
seɪn
seine
seɪn
siloxane
sɪˈlɒkseɪn
sixaine
ˈsɪkseɪn
thromboxane
θrɒmˈbɒkseɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIXAIN

six-pointer
six-seater
six-shooter
six-sided
six-speed gearbox
six-storey
six-yard area
six-yard box
six-yard line
six-year-old
sixaine
sixer
sixfold
sixish
sixmo
sixpence
sixpenny
sixscore
sixte
sixteen

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIXAIN

again
brain
Britain
captain
certain
chain
contain
domain
explain
gain
in the main
in the public domain
lain
main
maintain
mountain
obtain
pain
plain
rain

Synonyms and antonyms of sixain in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sixain» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIXAIN

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The translations of sixain from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sixain» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

sixain
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sixain
570 millions of speakers

English

sixain
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sixain
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

sixain
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sixain
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sixain
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sixain
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sixain
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Enamain
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sixain
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sixain
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sixain
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sixain
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

sixain
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sixain
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहावे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sixain
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sixain
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sixain
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sixain
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sixain
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

sixain
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

sixain
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

sixain
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

sixain
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sixain

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIXAIN»

The term «sixain» is used very little and occupies the 182.404 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIXAIN» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIXAIN»

Discover the use of sixain in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sixain and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Companion to Tudor Literature
The sixain proves a flexible building block in England, equally useful for short lyrics like Wyatt's, or poems as long and elaborate as Raleigh's “Cynthia” poems or some of Spenser's eclogues, or for dedicatory verse and epigrams. Thomas ...
Kent Cartwright, 2010
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Imaginary Cartographies: Possession and Identity in Late ...
St. Martin) and the upper city into tour quarters (Rocabarbola, St. Cannat, Annonaria, and St. Jacques of the Swords) , and the language of sixain and quarter was the primary cartographic language of the city councils of both cities. One of the ...
Daniel Lord Smail, 2000
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Nostradamus, Branham and the Little Book: God's Masterpiece
CIX,Q76 Hitler's Power in October 1939. Sixain 21 Ironies ofWar, from the Polish Defeat in September 1939, to the Invasion of France in January 1940. Sixain 14 Hitler on the Champs Elysees. Sixain 25 The Armistice of Villa Incisa on June 22,  ...
Patricia Ann Sunday, 2012
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Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: ...
Le Sonnet est composé de quatorze vers d'une mesure égale, et pour Fordinaire de douze syllabes; ces vers sont partagés en deux quatrains et un sixain. Les rimes masculines et féminines des deux quatrains sont semblables, et on les ...
Nicolas Gouin Dufief, 1818
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A Grammar of the French Language: With Practical Exercises
Le Sonnet est composé de quatorze vers d'une mesure égale, et pour l'ordinaire de douze syllabes; ces vers sont partagés en deux quatrains et un sixain. Les rimes masculines et féminines des deux quatrains sont semblables, et on les ...
Nicolas Wanostrocht, Noël François de Wailly, 1821
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The Work of Form: Poetics and Materaility in Early Modern ...
The difference is one of prestige, but even in this context the stanza comes to seem to have quasi-physical properties: The third ['proportion' ofa 'staff', i.e. stanza, is] by sixain or six verses, and is not only most usual but also very pleasant to the ...
Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, Ben Burton, 2014
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A Lexicon of French Borrowings in the German Vocabulary ...
Zincgref l63l Apophthegmata II l08: Sire, gerad so lang SIXAIN (subst.) 0ccas . attested in Ger. as a literary term < Fr. sixain, also eisain (m.) 'pièce de poésie, stance composée de six vers ' (HDT) . l640 Poesie 6: Sixain (in margin) Zesen l64l ...
William Jervis Jones, 1976
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Gedichte, franz:
Sixain: Theophile wrote eight cabaret poems in the sixain form. He used eight syllable lines in all but one and used only two varieties of sixain, AABCCB and AABCBC. I am indebted to Martinon's Les Strophes (Paris: Champion, 1912). o As an ...
Claire Gaudiani, 1981
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A chronological history of England: or, An impartial ...
... Outlawries) 13 > 446, 447 0»erbuty (Smtho.) ifX Owen Glehdor 48 OxfordihM la Oxford (Bijhtfof) j}5 (£ari e/; 64, l86, 484, 6$% Oxford Vnivtrfc) 15© .- , , Oxeriden ( Dr.) 48j. sixain. 19& .. ..,..' 1. »i.aa»«-.--ii. □-«».•>». □. •'•*. K. st*' rc/.i.'l «s.
John Pointer, 1714
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A new and enlarged Military Dictionary, in French and ...
SIXAIN. Sixth, Sexagena, in war, an ancient order of battle, wherein six battalions being ranged in one line, the second and fifth were made to advance, to form the can guard; .the first and sixth to retire to form the rear guard; the third and fourth ...
Charles JAMES (Major.), 1816

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« EDUCALINGO. Sixain [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sixain>. Sep 2019 ».
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