Claves vs Clavers - What's the difference?

claves | clavers |


As a noun claves

is (musical instruments) claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.

As a verb clavers is

(claver).

claves

English

(wikipedia claves)

Noun

(en-plural noun)
  • (musical instruments) Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.
  • Usage notes

    One generally speaks of playing "the claves"; the singular form is seldom used.

    See also

    * rhythm sticks

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    clavers

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (claver)
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    claver

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

  • (UK, Scotland, dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter
  • * Thackeray
  • Emmy found herself entirely at a loss in the midst of their clavers .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to gossip or chit-chat
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (Holland)

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