sonnet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French sonnet, from Italian sonetto, from Old Occitan sonet (a song), diminutive of son (song, sound), from Latin sonus (sound).

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sonnet (plural sonnets)

  1. A fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of fourteen lines that are typically five-foot iambics and rhyme according to one of a few prescribed schemes.

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sonnet (third-person singular simple present sonnets, present participle sonneting, simple past and past participle sonneted)

  1. (intransitive) To compose sonnets.
    • Milton
      strains that come almost to sonneting
  2. (transitive) To celebrate in sonnets; to write a sonnet about.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French sonnet, from Italian sonetto, from Old Occitan sonet (a song), diminutive of son (song, sound), from Latin sonus (sound).

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sonnet n (plural sonnetten, diminutive sonnetje n)

  1. (poetry) sonnet

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French sonnet, borrowed from Italian sonetto, from Old Occitan sonet (a song), diminutive of son (song, sound), from Latin sonus (sound).

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Noun[edit]

sonnet m (plural sonnets)

  1. sonnet

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sonnet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of sonnen.