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Name: Metre and rhythm in the ritual poetry of the Khants

Authors: Anna A. Grinevich

Institute of Philology of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation

In the section Study of folklore

Issue 1, 2012Pages 14-22
UDK: 82DOI:

Abstract: The paper is devoted to the analysis of a Kazym Khanty’s bear feast ritual song «Torum schir yokh (People of a Torum clan)». The goal is to reveal the rhythm and the metre of the verse, consider all its rhythmic variants, and retrace the connection of the rhythm with the content of the song.

Keywords: rhythm curve, rhythm, metre

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