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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɒnɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒnɪt

NounEdit

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.
  2. (transitive) To celebrate in sonnets; to write a sonnet about.

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EtymologyEdit

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 n (plural sonnetten, diminutive sonnetje n)

  1. sonnet
    Synonym: klinkdicht

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ReferencesEdit

  • sonnet” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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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sonnet m (plural sonnets)

  1. sonnet

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sonnet

  1. second-person plural subjunctive I of sonnen