Some features of metrics of Chechen folk lyrics

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The article is devoted to one of the most actual problems of the Chechen folklore - national study of versification. The author considers the problem on the basis of a big actual material connected with metrics features of the Chechen folk lyrics. Considering the most important feature of the Chechen language - the fixed stress on the first syllable, the author comes to the conclusion that Chechen folk poem is syllabic.

V Sh Rasumov

Chechen State University

Chechen Philology Department Institute of the Chechen and General Philology


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