Translation of trill in Spanish:


trino, n.

Pronunciation: /trɪl//trɪl/


  • 1

    trino masculine
    • At Newport, 52.4% of the males sang a hybrid trill.
    • Lees interrupts his slow movement with yet another quick toccata passage of trills, which leads to a remarkable section where the trill slows down to its motific atoms: the rising and falling half-step.
    • One might consider a slow working out of this process with ‘freeze-frame’ practice on the note before the trill.
    • The taps and trills sound like the evocations of a stoned beatbox supremo, yet this is a highly scripted, rhythmically structured and technically complex genre.
    • After the cor anglais, the oboe and the clarinet, the wind ensemble sings ‘Alleluia’ under a luminous haze of trills and harmonies in the strings.
    • It starts with edgy trills from the soloist, but its overall direction of travel is into the silent darkness.
    • His passionate performance moved swiftly and easefully onto important climaxes and drew some appealing colours in the rarified textures, such as the finale's triple trills, and the fugue was virtuoso.
    • Ornamentation in the form of trills on notes was also added.
    • There were daring dynamics in the first movement and a riveting cadenza in which the trill conveyed a sense of optimism in switching from minor to major in the final hushed codetta.
    • The disadvantages are the impossibility of playing some chords and the need to be neat-fingered when playing trills on two notes which share a string.
    • For example, when you slow down a recording, trills and vibrato slow down, too.
    • A cadenza-coda preserves the rocking thirds through whirring trills and clattering arpeggios.
    • In his effort to successfully attain variation of material, as well as timbre imitation, he employs a wide variety of ornaments such as mordents, trills, broken chords and appoggiaturas.
    • The more you embellish your note with seemingly pointless trills and scales, the more you care.
    • The song is an instrumental, centered around a long guitar solo in which Pike again keeps it slow, taking a break from his trademark hammering trills and letting the notes hang while the rhythm section pummels away furiously.
    • Astounding again are Hampson's vocal options displayed here, from ordinary chest voice to virtuous trills.
    • In the second section the flute ignites sparks of tone through rapid tonguing, tremolos, staccatos and trills as the tape sounds ebb and flow, gradually evolving from one harmony to the next.
    • An Islamic origin would help to explain the sound of some of the melodies, which are frequently ornamented with trills and grace notes, and are sometimes based around minor modes.
    • It is six minutes of nonstop playing requiring rapid passage work, double-note trills in one hand and virtuoso octaves.
    • Without pause, the finale begins with strings slashing through the drumming, followed by woodwind trills and a skipping melody.
    • Holding the reins of his cart pony, he gave a sharp trill of his tongue.
    • These may have final postvocalic /r/ and a medial /r/ as trill or tap.
    • The tongue trills of the Irish singer Roger Whittaker continue to delight audiences the world over.
    • There are no melodramatic trills or fluting crescendos in her everyday speech.
    • We categorized songs as local or nonlocal dialect based on the nature of the note complex and the trill.
    • ‘Zoe -’ Antonio said, but a soft trill sounded before he could finish.
    • There is a small error in the article on the addition of a symbol for the labiodental flap to the International Phonetic Alphabet: the bilabial trill does not still await its day.
  • 2

    (of bird)
    trino masculine
    gorjeo masculine
  • 3

    vibración feminine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (note) hacer vibrar
    oh good! she trilled —¡qué bien! —gorjeó
  • 2

    to trill the 'r' hacer vibrar la erre

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (bird) trinar
    (bird) gorjear
    (singer) cantar haciendo gorgoritos