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adagio (German)

Part of speech: adverb

Hyphenation:
ada | gio
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [aˈdaːd͡ʒo]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Music:slow, calm (presentation, tempo designation)
Origin of the term:
borrowed from Italian adagio in the 17th century
Opposite words:
1) presto, allegro
Word formations:
adagio

Translations

  • English: 1) adagio
  • French: 1) adagio
  • Italian: 1) adagio
  • Polish: 1) adagio
  • Swedish: 1) adagio
  • Slovak: 1) adagio
  • Spanish: 1) adagio

adagio (French)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [adadʒjo]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Adagio
Cases:
singular adagio, Plural adagios

Translations

  • German: 1) Adagio
  • Italian: 1) adagio

adagio (Latin)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Minor forms:
adagium
Hyphenation:
ad | a | gio, genitive: ad | a | gi | o | nis
Word meaning / definition:
1) proverb
Application examples:
1) “apud Valerium Soranum: 'vetus adagio est, Publi Scipio ‘, quod verbum usque eo evanuit, ut graecum pro eo positum magis sit apertum: nam id est quod παροιμίαν vocant Graeci, ut est:‚ auribus lupum teneo '; 'Canis caninam non est.' adagio est littera commutata ambagio, dicta ab eo quod ambit orationem, neque in aliqua una re consistit sola. "(Var. LL 7.31)

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adagio (Polish)

Part of speech: noun, (neuter)

Other spellings:
adadżio
Hyphenation:
a | da | gio, Majority 1st variant a | da | gio, Majority 2nd variant a | da | gia
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [aˈdad͡ʒjɔ], Majority 1st variant [aˈdad͡ʒjɔ], Majority 2nd variant [aˈdad͡ʒja]
Word meaning / definition:
1) without plural, music: slow pace; adagio
2) Music: a piece of music held in 1); adagio
3) Ballet: Adage
Application examples:

Further information in the entry: adadżio

Part of speech: adverb

Increases:
positive adagio, Comparative , Superlative
Other spellings:
adadżio
Hyphenation:
a | da | gio
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [aˈdad͡ʒjɔ]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Music: adagio
Application examples:

Further information in the entry: adadżio
Similar words (German):adadżio, adage, adagio

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "adagio":

saying: ... (male), spakmæli (neuter) Italian: 1) proverbio (male), adagio (male) Japanese: 1) 諺 (こ と わ ざ, kotowaza) Catalan: ...

tempo: largo, adagio, andante, presto 2) work pace, hellish pace, snail pace, walking pace, speaking pace Examples of use: 1) This sentence contains three different tempos

grave: ... with the meaning "heavy", "slow" "powerful", in the tempo much slower than adagio Opposite words: 1) largo, larghetto, lento, adagio, andante, andantino ...

proverbio: ... short form expresses the origin of the term: 1) Latin proverbĭum synonyms: 1) adagio German translations: 1) proverb (neuter) English: proverb, adage ...

allegro: ... in the 18th century from Italian, from Italian allegro Opposite words: 1) adagio, allegretto, largo, presto Derived words: 1) Allegro ...


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