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dactyl in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdactyldac‧tyl /ˈdæktɪl $ -tl/ noun [countable]  ALa repeated sound pattern in poetry, consisting of one long sound followed by two short sounds, as in the word ‘carefully’dactylic /dækˈtɪlɪk/ adjective
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dactylWhere you have a, what is a dactyl, like duh duh duh or something like that?