villanelle

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English

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Etymology

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From the French villanelle, from Italian villanella, from villano (peasant), from Latin vīllānus (farmhand), from vīlla (estate). The origin references the pastoral themes originally associated with this form.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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villanelle (plural villanelles)

  1. (poetry) A type of poem, consisting of five tercets and one quatrain, with only two rhymes.

Derived terms

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French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian villanella.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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villanelle f (plural villanelles)

  1. (poetry) villanelle

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /vil.laˈnɛl.le/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlle
  • Hyphenation: vil‧la‧nèl‧le

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French, from Italian villanella.

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Noun

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villanelle f (plural villanelli)

  1. (poetry) villanelle

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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villanelle f

  1. plural of villanella