Translation of lilt in Spanish:

lilt

Pronunciation: /lɪlt/

noun/nombre

  • (of song, tune) cadencia (feminine) to speak with a lilt hablar con un tono cantarín or musical
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    • In turning it to a danceable 8/4 rhythm they completely lost the appealing lilt of the song.
    • Born in Raipur, he grew up on Parsi theatre, silent films and the robust lilt of Chhatisgarthi folk songs that filled the air all around.
    • For an inordinate seven minutes, the song lilts and rolls into glorified nothingness.

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