Rhyme (definition)

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The Rhyme of a syllable is the nucleus or vowel and the consonants that follow it (the coda). For example in the word bunch the coda is the group of sounds represented by unch. Rhymes are the things that rhyme in poetry.

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  • Crystal, D. (2008) Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.