barcarole vs barcarolle what difference

what is difference between barcarole and barcarolle

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French barcarolle, from Venetian barcaroƚa (song sung by a boatman), from barca (bark, barge, boat), ultimately from Egyptian bꜣjr (transport ship; type of fish).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːkəɹəʊl/, /ˌbɑːkəˈɹəʊl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹkəˌɹoʊl/
  • Rhymes: -əʊl (one pronunciation)
  • Hyphenation: bar‧ca‧role

Noun

barcarole (plural barcaroles)

  1. (music) A Venetian folk song traditionally sung by gondoliers, often in 68 or 128 time with alternating strong and weak beats imitating a rowing motion. [from late 18th c.]
  2. (music) A piece of music composed in imitation of such a song. [from late 18th c.]

Alternative forms

  • barcarolle

Translations

References

  • “barcarole”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Further reading

  • barcarolle on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Italian

Noun

barcarole f

  1. plural of barcarola


English

Noun

barcarolle (plural barcarolles)

  1. Alternative spelling of barcarole.

French

Etymology

From Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baʁ.ka.ʁɔl/

Noun

barcarolle f (plural barcarolles)

  1. barcarole

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