Translation of "song" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /sɒŋ/ us /sɑːŋ/

A2 [ C ] a usually short piece of music with words that are sung

to sing a song 唱歌
a love/folk/pop song 情歌/民歌/流行歌曲
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[ U ] the act of singing, or singing when considered generally

He was so happy he wanted to burst/break into song (= start singing). 他太高兴了,真想放声歌唱。

[ C or U ] the musical sound that a bird makes

bird song 鸟鸣声
A thrush's song was the only sound to break the silence. 唯有画眉鸟的鸣叫声打破了宁静。

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(Translation of “song” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)