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How to Pronounce Fabliaux?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Fabliaux" is [fˈablɪˌɔːks], [fˈablɪˌɔːks], [f_ˈa_b_l_ɪ__ˌɔː_k_s].

What are the misspellings for Fabliaux?

  • dabliaux,
  • cabliaux,
  • vabliaux,
  • gabliaux,
  • tabliaux,
  • rabliaux,
  • fzbliaux,
  • fsbliaux,
  • fwbliaux,
  • fqbliaux,
  • favliaux,
  • fanliaux,
  • fahliaux,
  • fagliaux,
  • fabkiaux,
  • fabloaux,
  • fablaux,
  • fabliuax,
  • ffabliaux,
  • Fablieux

"Fabliaux" in context

The Fabliaux is a genre of popular medieval French literature that consists of short stories featuring traditional characters and comedic endings. These stories typically focus on the adventures and misadventures of characters from the lower social classes and have a tendency to contain bawdy and ribald humour. These humorous tales often centre around simple conflicts or situations that rely on clever plays on words and humour to reveal their underlying moral or lesson. Some of the more popular themes that appear in many of the stories includes transgressive behaviour, such as adultery or homosexuality, as well as more innocent topics like pranksters, clever cheats and magical enchantments.

Usage over time for Fabliaux:

This graph shows how "Fabliaux" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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