auld lang syne

auld lang syne
noun Etymology: Scots, literally, old long ago Date: 1692 the good old times

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  • Auld Lang Syne — ([ˈɔːld lɑŋˈsəin], рус. Старое доброе время) шотландская песня на стихи Роберта Бёрнса, написанная в 1788 году. [1] Известна во многих странах, особенно англоязычных, и чаще всего поётся при встрече Нового года, сразу после полуночи. Содержание 1 …   Википедия

  • Auld Lang Syne — Frank C. Stanley, 1910 Auld Lang Syne (Scots, auf Englisch wörtlich „old long since“, sinngemäße Ü …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Auld Lang Syne — es una canción patrimonial escocesa cuya letra consiste en un poema escrito en 1788[1] por Robert Burns, uno de los poetas escoceses más populares. Se suele utilizar en momentos solemnes, como aquéllos en que alguien se despide, se inicia o acaba …   Wikipedia Español

  • Auld Lang Syne — Frank C. Stanley, 1910 Plus connu des francophones sous le titre de Ce n est qu un au revoir, Auld lang syne signifie en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Auld lang syne — A Scottish phrase used in recalling recollections of times long since past. The days of auld lang syne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Auld Lang Syne — a Scottish song that people sing when they celebrate the beginning of the new year at 12 o clock ↑midnight on December 31st …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Auld Lang Syne — [ ,ɔld læŋ zaın ] a Scottish song that people sing at midnight on NEW YEAR S EVE, when the new year begins …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • auld lang syne — [ôld′ laŋ′ zīn′, ôld′ laŋ′sīn′] n. [Scot, lit., old long since] old times; the good old days (of one s youth, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • Auld Lang Syne — For other uses, see Auld Lang Syne (disambiguation). Auld Lang Syne (Scots pronunciation: [ˈɔːld lɑŋˈsəin]: note s rather than z )[1] is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788[2][3] and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud… …   Wikipedia

  • auld lang syne — n. times long past. Etymology: Sc., = old long since: also as the title and refrain of a song * * * |ōˌlaŋˈzīn, |ōlˌlaŋ , |ōlˌdaŋ , aiŋ also |ōlˌdla or |ȯl or |äl or |ȧl or ˈsīn noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • auld lang syne — Meaning Times past. Literally translated from the Scottish as old long since . Origin From the Robert Burns poem. Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne! Chorus. For… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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