aubade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French aubade, from Old French albade, from Latin albus (white).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oʊˈbɑːd/
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Noun[edit]

aubade (plural aubades)

  1. A song or poem greeting or evoking the dawn.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 154:
      Alladad Khan woke to the far crying of kampong cocks in the dark. That noise had been the farmyard aubade in the Punjab in his dream.
  2. A morning love song; a song of lovers parting in the morning.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French aubade, from Middle French aubade, from Old Occitan aubada.

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aubade f (plural aubades)

  1. A song or musical performance to honour someone, performed in the morning.
  2. (uncommon, chiefly historical) An aubade, a morning love song.

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  • Indonesian: aubade

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French albade.

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aubade f (plural aubades)

  1. aubade (song; poem)
  2. aubade (love song)

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch aubade, from French aubade, from Middle French aubade, from Old Occitan aubada.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [au̯ˈbadə]
  • Hyphenation: au‧ba‧dê

Noun[edit]

aubadê (first-person possessive aubadeku, second-person possessive aubademu, third-person possessive aubadenya)

  1. aubade:
    1. a song or poem greeting or evoking the dawn.
    2. a morning love song; a song of lovers parting in the morning.
  2. a song or musical performance to honour someone, performed in the morning.

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