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EtymologyEdit

vor- +‎ Schlag

Compare the noun Vorschlagen, nominalisation of the verb vorschlagen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfoːɐ̯ʃlaːk] (standard)
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfoːɐ̯ʃlax/ (northern Germany and parts of central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfoːɐ̯ʃlaːx/ (parts of central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
  • Hyphenation: Vor‧schlag

NounEdit

Vorschlag m (genitive Vorschlages or Vorschlags, plural Vorschläge)

  1. suggestion, proposal (something which is proposed)
    Wir hätten auf ihren Vorschlag hören sollen.
    We should have listened to their suggestion.
  2. (music) an ornament in which one or more notes are added before the principal note, such as an appoggiatura or acciaccatura
    Bitte spiele den Vorschlag in Takt 23 etwas länger.
    Please play the appoggiatura in bar 23 a little longer.

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