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Is rhymability of languages a quantifiable concept?

I know some languages besides English, and poetry in them rhymes much better than it does in English. It's subjective, I know, but I feel like poetry generally sacrifices clarity for rhyme, while in ...
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Are rhyming words in the same phrase considered a form of reduplication?

Reduplication is rare in English AFAIK. However, we do have phrasal terms that consist of rhyming words: hanky-panky, hokey-pokey, hotsy-totsy, hoity-toity, itty-bitty, teenie-weenie, and itsy-bitsy ...