Jarl vs Yarl - What's the difference?

jarl | yarl |


As a proper noun jarl

is from the title of an earl ( jarl) variant: jarle.

As a noun yarl is

a deep, guttural vocal style with affected pronunciation, characteristic of male grunge and postgrunge singers of the.

As a verb yarl is

to sing in this manner.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

jarl

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark
  • yarl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A deep, guttural vocal style with affected pronunciation, characteristic of male grunge and postgrunge singers of the .
  • * 2002 , Patrick Berkery, " Record Review", Creative Loafing (Atlanta), 9 January 2002:
  • So pontificating on how Weathereds earnest morass of block-headed rage, grunge-lite mega-riffs and singer Scott Stapp's machismo ' yarl amounts to little more than Pearl Jam circa '91 for dummies is like shooting fish in a barrel.
  • * 2008 , Michael J. Vaughn, Outro , iUniverse (2008), ISBN 9781440111402, page 10:
  • One of my college kids informed me that the latest acoustic grinder hunk had covered it for a soundtrack — probably with that grungy yarl that everybody ripped off from Eddie Vedder.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To sing in this manner.
  • * 2009 , Andrew Matson, " Is there any reason to listen to the new Alice in Chains album, "Black Gives Way to Blue"?", The Seattle Times , 21 October 2009:
  • On "All Secrets Known," he yarls "fingers" into "fingerrrrrrrraaaaaaughhhhhzzzzzzz."
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