sing englannista suomeksi
To soothe with singing.
Of birds, to vocalise:
To produce any type of melodious vocalisation.
To make a small, shrill sound.
To relate in verse; to celebrate in poetry.
- Bid her (..) sing / Of human hope by cross event destroyed.
To display fine qualities; to stand out as excellent.
To be capable of being sung; to produce a certain effect by being sung.
1875, ''Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine'' (volume 118, page 685)
- No song sings well unless it is open-vowelled, and has the rhythmic stress on the vowels. Tennyson's songs, for instance, are not generally adapted to music.
The act, or event, of singing songs.
2002, Martha Mizell Puckett, Hoyle B. Puckett, ''Memories of a Georgia Teacher: Fifty Years in the Classroom'', page 198:
- Some of the young folks asked Mrs. Long could they have a sing at her home that Sunday afternoon; she readily agreed, telling them to come early, bring their songbooks, and have a good sing.