trilled


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uttered with a trill

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Yet I love to hear their wailing, their doleful responses, trilled along the woodside; reminding me sometimes of music and singing birds; as if it were the dark and tearful side of music, the regrets and sighs that would fain be sung.
A catbird, the Northern mocker, lit in a tree over Tom's head, and trilled out her imitations of her neighbors in a rapture of enjoyment; then a shrill jay swept down, a flash of blue flame, and stopped on a twig almost within the boy's reach, cocked his head to one side and eyed the strangers with a consuming curiosity; a gray squirrel and a big fellow of the "fox" kind came skurrying along, sitting up at intervals to inspect and chatter at the boys, for the wild things had probably never seen a human being before and scarcely knew whether to be afraid or not.
Nightingales trilled near by and the fresh leafage rustled, moved by a passing breeze.
Odom claims that the back trilled [R] is only acceptable in popular music, and that it can not be used in classical singing.
It is also rather common cross-linguistically; hence the widespread tendency to believe that any other phonetic realisations of /r/ must be modern corruptions of an original trilled pronunciation.