yodelling


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yo·del

 (yōd′l)
v. yo·deled, yo·del·ing, yo·dels or yo·delled or yo·del·ling
v.intr.
To sing so that the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal chest voice and a falsetto.
v.tr.
To sing (a song) by yodeling.
n.
A song or cry that is yodeled.

[German jodeln, from German dialectal jo, exclamation of delight, of imitative origin.]

yo′del·er n.
Translations

yodelling

, (US) yodeling
nJodeln nt
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