reggae

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jamaican English rege (rags; a quarrel), originally used in the 1960s to describe a Jamaican dance. Broader musical sense popularized by the 1968 song "Do the Reggay".

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Noun[edit]

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reggae (uncountable)

  1. (Rastafarian, music) A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.

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Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

reggae

  1. reggae

Declension[edit]

Inflection of reggae (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
nominative reggae reggaet
genitive reggaen reggaeiden
reggaeitten
partitive reggaetä reggaeitä
illative reggaehen
reggaehin
reggaeihin
singular plural
nominative reggae reggaet
accusative nom.? reggae reggaet
gen. reggaen
genitive reggaen reggaeiden
reggaeitten
partitive reggaetä reggaeitä
inessive reggaessä reggaeissä
elative reggaestä reggaeistä
illative reggaehen
reggaehin
reggaeihin
adessive reggaellä reggaeillä
ablative reggaeltä reggaeiltä
allative reggaelleˣ reggaeilleˣ
essive reggaenä reggaeinä
translative reggaeksi reggaeiksi
instructive reggaein
abessive reggaettä reggaeittä
comitative reggaeineen

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

reggae m (uncountable)

  1. (music) reggae (a music genre from Jamaica)