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clarinet

EnglishEdit

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clarinets

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌklæɹɪˈnɛt/, /ˌklɛɹɪˈnɛt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Italian clarinetto diminutive of clarino (trumpet) (as the first clarinets had a strident tone similar to that of a trumpet)

Alternatively, the word may come from French clarinette, diminutive form of clarine (bell), from clarin, from clair (clear).

NounEdit

clarinet (plural clarinets)

  1. (music) A woodwind musical instrument that has a distinctive liquid tone whose characteristics vary among its three registers: chalumeau (low), clarion (medium), and altissimo (high).

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NounEdit

clarinet m (plural clarinets)

  1. clarinet

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

clarinet n (plural clarinete)

  1. (music) clarinet

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