Kontrabass

See also: kontrabass

GermanEdit

 
Kontrabass

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian contrabasso (da viola), from contra (against) + basso (low). Compare Medieval Latin contrabassus (low male voice),

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔntʁaˌbas/
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NounEdit

Kontrabass m (strong, genitive Kontrabasses, plural Kontrabässe)

  1. double bass (a large stringed instrument)
    Synonyms: Bass, Bassgeige

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