Wikipedia:Prose EddaProse Edda in ancient manuscript.



  • Language, particularly written language, not intended as poetry.
  • Language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
  • A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass.



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  • From Middle English prose, from Old French prose, from Latin prōsa ("straightforward") from the term prōsa ōrātiō.
  • The term prōsa, a colloquial form of prorsa, the feminine form prorsus, from Old Latin prōvorsus ("moving straight ahead"), from pro- + vorsus, form of vertō. Compare verse.

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