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lilt

noun [S] uk   us   /lɪlt/
a gentle and pleasant rising and falling sound in a person's voice: He's got that lovely Irish lilt in his voice.
Translations of “lilt”
in Vietnamese nhịp điệu nhịp nhàng…
in Spanish melodía, ritmo…
in Thai เพลงที่มีจังหวะชัดเจน…
in Malaysian nada…
in French rythme, cadence…
in German fröhliche Weise…
in Chinese (Traditional) (嗓音的)抑揚頓挫…
in Indonesian irama…
in Chinese (Simplified) (嗓音的)抑扬顿挫…
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