Melodie

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Melodie

  1. A female given name from English, of rather rare usage, variant of Melody.

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Melodei (poetic, otherwise obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German melodīe, from Latin melodia, from Ancient Greek μελῳδίᾱ (melōidíā). Since the 16th century, the inherited form Melodei was increasingly readapted to the Latin and to French mélodie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meloˈdiː/, [me.loˈdiː], [mə-], [ˌmɛ-], [ˌmeː-]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun[edit]

Melodie f (genitive Melodie, plural Melodien)

  1. melody, tune (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase)
    Synonym: Weise

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Further reading[edit]

  • Melodie” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Melodie” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Melodie” in Duden online