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See also: adágio and adagiò

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

NounEdit

adagio (plural adagios)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played rather slowly, leisurely and gracefully.
  2. (music) A passage having this mark.
  3. (dance) A male-female duet or mixed trio ballet displaying demanding balance, spins and/or lifts.

TranslationsEdit

AdverbEdit

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) Played rather slowly.

AdjectiveEdit

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) Describing a passage having this mark.

Usage notesEdit

  • When repeated as "adagio, adagio" means even slower

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin adagium.

NounEdit

adagio n (plural adagio's, diminutive adagiootje n)

  1. adage
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

NounEdit

adagio n (plural adagio's, diminutive adagiootje n)

  1. (music, dance) adagio

AdverbEdit

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

AdjectiveEdit

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) describing a passage having this mark
InflectionEdit
Inflection of adagio
uninflected adagio
inflected adagio
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial adagio
indefinite m./f. sing. adagio
n. sing. adagio
plural adagio
definite adagio
partitive

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

NounEdit

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. (music) adagio

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ad (at) +‎ agio (ease)

AdverbEdit

adagio

  1. slowly

NounEdit

adagio m (plural adagi)

  1. (music) adagio

VerbEdit

adagio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of adagiare

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin adagium

NounEdit

adagio m (plural adagi)

  1. proverb, adage or saying

LatinEdit

NounEdit

adagiō f (genitive adagiōnis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of adagium

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative adagiō adagiōnēs
genitive adagiōnis adagiōnum
dative adagiōnī adagiōnibus
accusative adagiōnem adagiōnēs
ablative adagiōne adagiōnibus
vocative adagiō adagiōnēs

NounEdit

adagiō

  1. dative singular of adagium
  2. ablative singular of adagium

ReferencesEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈdaxjo/, [aˈðaxjo]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

AdverbEdit

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

NounEdit

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. (music) adagio

Etymology 2Edit

Latin adagium.

NounEdit

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. adage (old saying)

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

AdverbEdit

adagio

  1. (music) adagio (slowly)

NounEdit

adagio n

  1. (music) adagio

DeclensionEdit

Declension of adagio 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative adagio adagiot adagion adagiona
Genitive adagios adagiots adagions adagionas

ReferencesEdit