Scanning Latin Poetry

dactyl
-uu

spondee
– –

last 2 feet
-uu / – –
D / S

illision
ends in vowel or m
starts with vowel or h
draw arrow to left
(one long vowel on second part)

first vowel of entire line
always long

dipthongs
always long
ae
oe
ei
ui
au
eu

2 consonants in a row
long vowel before

2 vowels in a row but not a dipthong
first vowel is short

final o or final i
always long