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  Definition of trill
  1. a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
  2. sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
  3. pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r''; "Some speakers trill their r''s"
Similar Words: shake, warble, quaver

 

Derivational Morphology: warble, quaver, eighth note, shake, warbler

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 顫音   Finnish: tremulantti  
French: consonne roulée   German: Vibrant  
Hebrew: עיצורים מורעדים   Icelandic: sveifluhljóð  
Italian: consonante vibrante   Japanese: ふるえ音  
Korean: 전동음   Polish: spółgłoska drżąca  
Romanian: consoană vibrantă   Swedish: tremulant  
 
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