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Debla

Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/23/2001
Word: Debla
(DE-bla), sustantivo femenino
English: no translation available
Etymology: Del caló debla, diosa.
Meaning: Cante popular andaluz, en desuso, de carácter melancólico y con copla de cuatro versos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I
Example:

"... Viene a ser la deblacomo una copla falsa hecha con ánimo de engañar o dar el "camelo" al oyente."
Demófilo:Colección de Cantes flamencos, p. 19. Eds. Demófilo.

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