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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French aubade, from Old French albade, from Latin albus (white).

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NounEdit

aubade (plural aubades)

  1. A song or poem greeting or evoking the dawn.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 154:
      Alladad Khan woke to the far crying of kampong cocks in the dark. That noise had been the farmyard aubade in the Punjab in his dream.
  2. A morning love song; a song of lovers parting in the morning.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French aubade, from Middle French aubade, from Old Occitan aubada.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌoːˈbaː.də/
  • Hyphenation: au‧ba‧de
  • Rhymes: -aːdə

NounEdit

aubade f (plural aubades)

  1. A song or musical performance to honour someone, performed in the morning.
  2. (uncommon, chiefly historical) An aubade, a morning love song.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o.bad/
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NounEdit

aubade f (plural aubades)

  1. aubade (song; poem)
  2. aubade (love song)

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