Music inverted mordent
Origin of pralltrillerGerman from prallen, to rebound + triller, a trill from Italian trillo: see trill
A trill consisting of alternation between a written note and the note immediately above it. Also called inverted mordent .
Origin of pralltrillerGerman prallen to rebound ( alteration of Middle High German prellen ) Triller trill ( from Italian trillo ) ( from trillare to trill ) ( probably of imitative origin )