Meaning of Scansion

English: Scansion
Bangla: ছন্দোরীতি
Hindi: छंद-परीक्षा, छंद-निश्चय, छंद-परीक्षा-विधि
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

the metrical analysis of verse. The usual marks for scansion are ˘ for a short or unaccented syllable, ¯ or · for a long or accented syllable, ^ for a rest, | for a foot division, and ‖ for a caesura or pause.

Definition: 2

the analysis of the metrical structure of verse See quantity (sense 7), stress (sense 4)