trill

US [trɪl]
UK [trɪl]
  • n.颤音;短促尖声;(鸟的)啼啭
  • v.(连续)发颤音;欢快地高声说;发 r 颤音
  • Web震音;楚尔人;颤声
Plural Form:trills  Present Participle:trilling  Past Tense:trilled  
trill
n.
1.
(人的)颤声,短促尖声;(鸟的)啼啭,唧唧啾啾a repeated short high sound made, for example, by sb's voice or by a bird
2.
颤音the sound made when two notes next to each other in the musical scale are played or sung quickly several times one after the other
3.
颤音a sound, usually an <eph>r</eph> , produced by making the tongue vibrate against a part of the mouth
v.
1.
[i]
(连续)发颤音,发短促的响声to make repeated short high sounds
A phone trilled on the desk.
办公桌上的电话丁零零地响了。
The canary was trilling away happily.
那只金丝雀唧唧啾啾地欢唱个不停。
2.
[t]
+ speech
欢快地高声说to say sth in a high cheerful voice
‘How wonderful!’ she trilled.
“太妙了!”她高兴地喊道。
3.
[t]
~ sth
发 r 颤音to pronounce an ‘r’ sound by making a trill

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