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ˈlʌl əˌbaɪlul·la·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lullaby, cradlesong, berceusenoun

    a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep

  2. lullaby, cradlesongnoun

    the act of singing a quiet song to lull a child to sleep

Wiktionary

  1. lullabynoun

    A soothing song to lull children to sleep.

    Etymology: From lullen, to lull + bye. First recorded circa 1560.

Wikipedia

  1. Lullaby

    A lullaby (), or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music that is usually played for (or sung to) children (for adults see music and sleep). The purposes of lullabies vary. In some societies they are used to pass down cultural knowledge or tradition. In addition, lullabies are often used for the developing of communication skills, indication of emotional intent, maintenance of infants' undivided attention, modulation of infants' arousal, and regulation of behavior. Perhaps one of the most important uses of lullabies is as a sleep aid for infants. As a result, the music is often simple and repetitive. Lullabies can be found in many countries, and have existed since ancient times.

Webster Dictionary

  1. lullabyverb

    a song to quiet babes or lull them to sleep; that which quiets

    Etymology: [From Lull, v. t. ]

  2. lullabyverb

    hence: Good night; good-by

    Etymology: [From Lull, v. t. ]

Freebase

  1. Lullaby

    A lullaby is a soothing song, usually sung to young children before they go to sleep, with the intention of speeding that process. As a result they are often simple and repetitive. Lullabies can be found in every culture and since the ancient period. Many lullabies are in triple metre, or in a compound metre like 6/8. Tonally, most lullabies are simple, often merely alternating tonic and dominant harmonies: Because the intended effect is to put someone to sleep, wild chromaticism would be somewhat out of character. Many Christmas carols are designed as lullabies for the infant Jesus, the most famous of them being "Silent Night".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lullaby in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lullaby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lullaby in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The dark side of personality It sounds a terrible lullaby of the dark side of the person, the music that lulls good in you is a terrible clown killer from horror films, the blind zone of your conscience, he with a bunch of weapons, each of which represents irony and sarcasm, shells of accumulated angry laughter of awareness. Your laugh is his laugh. In his smile are several thousand teeth and all of them are poisonous, corroding the psyche by the philosophy of personal experience.

  2. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Spirit is a child, the tune of dancing feet its lullaby

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Our reality is getting funnier and funnier, comical nightmare of black humor, and funny and scary, shock humor. The comical, dreamlike paradoxes of egoism are becoming more and more. 2. Stubbornness is cartoonish thinking that anything is possible. This is the inexhaustible energy of success. 3. Open in yourself the philosophy of love without self-interest and selfishness, and you will become much happier and more joyful. Let your heart become a philosopher of selfless love. 4. Alone, you will grow old faster in mind. Like a fish in the depths of the endless emptiness of nonsense. 5. The great matrix of loneliness, where money rules, there will always be formal loneliness, robotic consciousness. 6. Music is a lullaby of consciousness, we dance to death. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Luke Glowacki:

    The fact that a lullaby, healing song or dance song from the British Isles or anywhere else in the world has many musical features in common with the same kind of song from hunter-gatherers in Australia or horticulturalists in Africa is remarkable.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Music is a lullaby of consciousness, we dance to death.

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