virelai

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French virelai, alteration (after lai) of vireli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

virelai (plural virelais)

  1. (historical, poetry) A medieval poetic form consisting of two or more three line units in each stanza, in the form aabaab... and continuing on in that pattern.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /viʁ.lɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

virelai m (plural virelais)

  1. (poetry) virelai

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

virelai m (plural virelais)

  1. virelai

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

virelai m (oblique plural virelais, nominative singular virelais, nominative plural virelai)

  1. virelai

Descendants[edit]

  • English: virelai
  • French: virelai