Melodies



[mel-uh-dee] /ˈmɛl ə di/

noun
1.
a female given name.
[mel-uh-dee] /ˈmɛl ə di/
noun, plural melodies.
1.
musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
2.
Music.

3.
a poem suitable for singing.
4.
intonation, as of a segment of connected speech.
/ˈmɛlədɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(music)

2.
sounds that are pleasant because of tone or arrangement, esp words of poetry
n.

late 13c., from Old French melodie “music, song, tune” (12c.), from Late Latin melodia, from Greek meloidia “a singing, a chanting, choral song, a tune for lyric poetry,” from melos “song, part of song” (see melisma) + oide “song, ode” (see ode).

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