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See also: alala, Alala, alalà, and ʻalalā




alalá m (plural alalás)

  1. (music) a traditional type of chant from Galicia, characterised by the use of meaningless vocalisations at the end of each verse
    • 2014, Francisco X. Fernández Naval, Maribel Longueira, As crebas: Outro xeito de andar ao mar, Baía Edicións, page 73:
      [] , un alalá ignorado polo resto dos homes.
      [] , an alalá ignored by the rest of the men.