lilt

lilt(
lihlt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (musical accent)
a. el tono cantarín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I recognize that lilt. Are you by any chance from Limerick?Me resulta familiar ese tono cantarín. ¿Acaso eres de Limerick?
My friend from Wales speaks with a lovely lilt.Mi amiga de Gales habla con un agradable tono cantarín.
b. el dejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
His voice has an unusual lilt to it. Where is he from?Su voz tiene un dejo poco común. ¿De dónde es?
2. (lively rhythm)
a. la cadencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The lilt of this song makes me want to dance.La cadencia de esta canción me hace querer bailar.
b. el ritmo alegre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
That fiddle tune has a nice lilt.Esa melodía de violín tiene un ritmo alegre.
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lilt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la modulación f, entonación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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lilt [lɪlt]
noun
(in voice) tono (m) cantarín
...to which he replied in his endearing Welsh lilt, No, thank you, boy
(in song) ritmo (m) alegre
a song with a lilt to it una canción de ritmo alegre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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