trilled


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uttered with a trill

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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.
Though use of the trill is variable in syllable and word-final contexts, these contexts will not be pursued here for two reasons - (1) the use of a trill in these contexts is virtually non-existent in the current data and (2) the tap, not the trill, is the prescribed standard variant for this context; trilled final Id is seen as emphatic (Schwegler et al.
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.