French translation of 'oboe'
Example Sentences Including 'oboe'
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Then flute and oboe bored, like worms of like platinum, into the thick thick toffee gold and silver.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
But a countertenor voice is built through a different muscular procedure and the result is like the difference between a flute and an oboe.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He played the oboe and piano and sang in choirs.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Human voices breathe as one with those of the plangent solo oboe and the dark, muffled bass woodwind.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Playing with your oboe.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I don't play oboe much these days but the piano has definitely come in handy.The Sun (2015)
She excels at playing the oboe, and her goal is to make a name for herself in science.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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'oboe' in Other Languages
British English: oboe /ˈəʊbəʊ/ NOUN
An oboe is a musical instrument shaped like a tube which you play by blowing through the top end.
- American English: oboe
- Arabic: أُوبُوّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oboé
- Chinese: 双簧管
- Croatian: oboa
- Czech: hoboj
- Danish: obo
- Dutch: hobo
- European Spanish: oboe
- Finnish: oboe
- French: hautbois
- German: Oboe
- Greek: όμποε
- Italian: oboe
- Japanese: オーボエ
- Korean: 오보에
- Norwegian: obo
- Polish: obój
- European Portuguese: oboé
- Romanian: oboi
- Russian: гобой
- Spanish: oboe
- Swedish: oboe
- Thai: เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่าชนิดหนึ่ง
- Turkish: obua
- Ukrainian: гобой
- Vietnamese: kèn oboe
Translation of oboe from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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