rebec

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French rebec, alteration of rubebe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːbɛk/, /ˈɹɛbɛk/

Noun[edit]

rebec (plural rebecs)

  1. (music) An early three-stringed instrument, somewhat like a simple violin.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      The villages also must have their visitors to enquire what lectures the bagpipe and the rebbeck reads ev'n to the ballatry, and the gammuth of every municipal fidler, for these are the Countrymans Arcadia's and his Monte Mayors.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rebec

  1. (music) rebec

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rebec (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative rebec rebecit
genitive rebecin rebecien
partitive rebeciä rebecejä
illative rebeciin rebeceihin
singular plural
nominative rebec rebecit
accusative nom.? rebec rebecit
gen. rebecin
genitive rebecin rebecien
partitive rebeciä rebecejä
inessive rebecissä rebeceissä
elative rebecistä rebeceistä
illative rebeciin rebeceihin
adessive rebecillä rebeceillä
ablative rebeciltä rebeceiltä
allative rebecilleˣ rebeceilleˣ
essive rebecinä rebeceinä
translative rebeciksi rebeceiksi
instructive rebecein
abessive rebecittä rebeceittä
comitative rebeceineen