trill n : a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it [syn: shake]
1 pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'; "Some speakers trill their r's"
- Rhymes with: -ɪl
- A rapid alternation between an indicated note and the one above it, usually indicated with the letters tr written above the staff.
- In the context of "phonetics": A type of consonantal sound that is produced by vibrations of the tongue against the place of articulation, for example, Spanish rr.
rapid alternation of notes
- Chinese: 顫音, 颤音 (chàn yīn)
- Finnish: tremulantti, täryäänne
- French: consonne roulée
- German: Vibrant
- Hebrew: עיצורים מורעדים p
- Icelandic: sveifluhljóð
- Italian: consonante vibrante , trillo
- Japanese: ふるえ音 (ふるえおん, furueon)
- Korean: 전동음 (顫動音, jeondong-eum)
- Polish: spółgłoska drżąca
- Romanian: consoană vibrantă
- Swedish: tremulant
Trill is a type of vibration; it may refer to:
- Trill, Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links Working Group within the IETF
trill in Japanese: トリル
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