A Beit (also spelled bait, بيت pron, literally `a house`) is a metrical unit of Arabic, Iranian, Urdu and Sindhi poetry. It corresponds to a line, though sometimes improperly renderered as `couplet` since each beit is divided into two hemistichs of equal length, each containing two, three or four feet, or from 16 to 32 sylables. William Ale...
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