Complete Definition of "melody"

see|Melody
English

Etymology
ME. term|melodie, from OF. term|melodie, from L. term|melodia, from Gr. term|scGrek|μελῳδία|trmelÅidía||singing, chanting, from term|scGrek|μέλοÏ|trmélos||musical phrase + term|scGrek|á¼Î¿Î¹Î´Î®|traoidá¸||song, contracted form term|scGrek|ᾠδή|trÅdá¸.

Pronunciation
a|GenAm? IPA|/ËmÉlÉdi/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
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a|RP IPA|/ËmelÉdi/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/

Noun
en-noun|melod|ies

  1. tune; sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase

Synonyms
sense|sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase tune

Translations
trans-top|sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase
Bosnian: t-|bs|melodija|f
Bulgarian: Ð¼ÐµÐ»Ð¾Ð´Ð¸Ñ (melodija) f
Chinese: æ²è°, æ­æ²
Croatian: t-|hr|melodija|f
Dutch: t+|nl|melodie|f
Esperanto: t-|eo|melodio|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: meloodia
Finnish: melodia, sävel
French: t-|fr|mélodie|f
German: Melodie f
Greek, Modern: μελÏδία (melodia)
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Kurdish: KUchar|ئاÙاز
Hungarian: t-|hu|dallam, t-|hu|melódia
Italian: t+|it|melodia|f
Japanese: t-|ja|æ­æ²|scJpan, t-|ja|調ã¹|scJpan, t-|ja|æå¾|sc=Jpan
Latin: t-|la|melodia
Norwegian: t-|no|melodi|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|melodia|f
Serbian:

Slovene: t-|sl|melodija|f
Spanish: t-|es|melodía|f
Swedish: t-|sv|melodi|c
Turkish: t-|tr|melodi
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Derived terms
melodic
melodic
melodious
melodium

See also
scale
tune
harmony
music

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Revision and Credits for"melody"
  • 2007-12-23 21:21 - 75.15.166.33 - Undoing vandalous revision 3403454 by [[Special:Contributions/70.245.177.198|70.245.177.198]] ([[User talk:70.245.177.198|Talk]])

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