Definition of pralltriller in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprälˌtrilər/


A musical ornament consisting of one rapid alternation of the written note with the note immediately above it.


Mid 19th century: from German, from prallen 'rebound' + Triller 'a trill'.

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Syllabification: prall·tril·ler

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