Complete Definition of "song"

see|sōng|sǒng|sòng
English

Etymology
Old English sang

Pronunciation
(UK) IPA|/sɒŋ/
(US) IPA|/sɒːŋ/
audio|en-us-song.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɒŋ|-ɒŋ

Noun
en-noun

  1. A musical piece with lyrics (or "words to sing"); prose that one can sing.

#:He wrote a beautiful song about her.

  1. A musical sound by a bird.
  2. A musical sound by insect, whale or some other animal which sounds melodious to humans.

#:I love hearing the song of canary birds.

  1. Something that cost only a little.

#:He bought that car for a song.

  1. Faeces.

#:The gorilla liked to fling song at the patrons at the zoo.

Translations

trans-top|music with words
Arabic: ARchar|اغنية|أغنية (uğníyya) f
Catalan: cançó f
Chinese: 歌 (gē)
Czech: píseň f, písnička f
Danish: sang c, vise c
Dutch: lied n, liedje n, nummer
Esperanto: kanto
Faroese: sangur m, songur m
Finnish: laulu
French: chanson f
German: Lied n
Greek: τραγούδι (traɣúði) n, άσμα (ázma) n, ωδή (oðí) f
Hebrew: he-translation|שיר|shír m
Hindi: गाना (gānā) m
Hungarian: ének, dal
Icelandic: söngur m
Ido: kansono
Interlingua: canto
Italian: canzone f
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Japanese: 歌 (うた, uta), 歌曲 (かきょく, kakyoku)
Jèrriais: chanson#Jèrriais|chanson f
Korean: 노래 (norae); Sino-Korean: 가요 (gayo), 가곡 (gagok)
Kurdish: stiran f, KUchar|گۆرانی
Malayalam: പാട്ട് (paattu), ഗാനം (gaanam)
Marathi: गाण (gānna)
Nahuatl: cuicatl
Norwegian: sang
Old English: dream#Old English|drēam
Polish: piosenka f
Portuguese: canção f
Romanian: cântec n
Russian: песня (pésnja) f, песнь (pesn’) f
Scottish Gaelic: òran m, luinneag f
Serbian: pesma, pesmica
Slovak: pieseň#Slovak|pieseň f, pesnička#Slovak|pesnička f
Slovene: pesem f
Spanish: canción f
Swedish: sång, visa#Swedish|visa
Telugu: పాట (paaTa)
Turkish: şarkı
Urdu: URchar|گانا (gānā) m
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trans-top|sound of a bird
See birdsong
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trans-top|sound of another animal
Danish: sang c
Dutch: lied
Finnish: laulu
Greek: τραγούδι [traˈɣuði] n, άσμα [ˈazma] n, ωδή [o̞ˈði] f
Hebrew: he-translation|שירה|shirá f
Hungarian: ének, dal
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trans-top|inexpensive deal
Danish: slik c
Dutch: prikkie
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Swedish: spottstyver
Telugu: చవక (chavaka)
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Chinese: 歌曲 (gēqǔ)
ttbc|German: Lied n (3), Gesang m (2)
ttbc|Indonesian: lagu, nyanyi|nyanyian, tembang
ttbc|Thai: THchar|เพลง (pleng)
ttbc|Volapük: kanit, lid#Volapük|lid

Derived terms
singsong
Song of Solomon
Song of Songs
songsheet
songwriter

See also
canticle
go for a song

Category:1000 English basic words


Faroese

Pronunciation
IPA|[sɔŋg]

Noun
song f

  1. bed

Declension
fo-decl-noun-f11|s|o|ng|ei|e

Category:Faroese nouns


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
song

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, sōng, sǒng, or sòng.

Usage notes
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Category:Mandarin pinyin

ang:song
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ko:song
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id:song
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ja:song
pl:song
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ru:song
simple:song
sr:song
fi:song
ta:song
te:song
vi:song
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