KudoZ home » English to Indonesian » Poetry & Literature

assonance

Indonesian translation: asonansi

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:assonance
Indonesian translation:asonansi
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

For term searches and specialty glossaries, please try the new GBK glossaries
12:36 Feb 4, 2009
English to Indonesian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Additional field(s): Linguistics
English term or phrase: assonance
Definition from The Poetry Archive :
Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close to each other - this also includes diphthongs. Like alliteration, it is the sound rather than the letter used that is important.

Example sentence(s):
  • The Greeks occasionally employed assonance for the sake of its aesthetic effect but took no pains to avoid it when no effect was intended, even when the repetition of sound seems to us displeasing. Answers.com
  • While the bling of rhyme and meter are exciting, sometimes what a poem needs is the soft power of assonance. The Fix
  • In more modern verse, stressed assonance has become the main literary device in modern rap, starting with gangsta rap like 2Pac in the 1990s, departing from rap's foundations in the 80's rapper like Slick Rick when rhyme at the end of each line was the cornerstone of poetic expression. Wikipedia
Glossary-building KudoZ




This question was created by:


This question is closed

asonansi
Definition:
The term 'asonansi' has been used in Indonesian literature for many years, for example in this puisi.net's article http://www.puisi.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&... or in here http://ignaskleden.blogdrive.com/archive/10.html

or here http://209.85.229.132/search?q=cache:ijwHxVGu9PgJ:ictcenter-...
Selected response from:

Lenah Susianty
United Kingdom
Grading comment
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of translations provided
4 +2asonansi
Lenah Susianty


Discussion entries: 2





  

Translations offered


1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
asonansi


Definition from own experience or research:
The term 'asonansi' has been used in Indonesian literature for many years, for example in this puisi.net's article http://www.puisi.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&... or in here http://ignaskleden.blogdrive.com/archive/10.html

or here http://209.85.229.132/search?q=cache:ijwHxVGu9PgJ:ictcenter-...

Example sentence(s):
Lenah Susianty
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:05
Native speaker of: Indonesian
PRO pts in category: 4

Votes in favor of/against selecting this as the best translation of the term asked
Yes  Ira Susana
3 days20 hrs
  -> terima kasih!

Yes  Mimilarasati: http://books.google.fr/books?id=uTKMSiKt00oC&pg=RA1-PA79&lpg...
30 days
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




The glossary compiled from Glossary-building KudoZ is made available openly under the Creative Commons "By" license (v3.0). By submitting this form, you agree to make your contribution available to others under the terms of that license.
Creative Commons License

Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search