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cantabile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cantabile (singable", "capable being sung), derived from cantare (to sing). See also Latin cantabilis (worthy to be sung).

NounEdit

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cantabile (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a lyrical manner
  2. (music) A passage having this mark

AdverbEdit

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) played in this style; singingly, lyrically

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) describing a passage having this mark; singable, lyrical

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.ta.bil/, /kɑ̃.ta.bil.e/

EtymologyEdit

Directly from Italian cantabile

NounEdit

cantabile m (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile (masculine and feminine, plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

cantare +‎ -abile

NounEdit

cantabile m (plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile m, f (masculine and feminine plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile
  2. singable

AdverbEdit

cantabile

  1. cantabile

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cantābile

  1. nominative neuter singular of cantābilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of cantābilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of cantābilis