See also: Basso and bassò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian basso, from Latin bassus (short, low)[1]. Doublet of base and bass.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
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basso (plural bassos or bassi)

  1. (music) A bass singer, especially in opera.
  2. (music) An instrumental part written for a bass instrument.
  3. (music) The double bass, or contrabasso.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “basso” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus (thick, low).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑsːo/, [ˈbɑs̠ːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑsːo
  • Syllabification: bas‧so

NounEdit

basso

  1. (music) bass (voice; low spectrum of sound tones)
  2. (music) bass guitar

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of basso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative basso bassot
genitive basson bassojen
partitive bassoa bassoja
illative bassoon bassoihin
singular plural
nominative basso bassot
accusative nom. basso bassot
gen. basson
genitive basson bassojen
partitive bassoa bassoja
inessive bassossa bassoissa
elative bassosta bassoista
illative bassoon bassoihin
adessive bassolla bassoilla
ablative bassolta bassoilta
allative bassolle bassoille
essive bassona bassoina
translative bassoksi bassoiksi
instructive bassoin
abessive bassotta bassoitta
comitative bassoineen
Possessive forms of basso (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person bassoni bassomme
2nd person bassosi bassonne
3rd person bassonsa

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin bassus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -asso

AdjectiveEdit

basso (feminine singular bassa, masculine plural bassi, feminine plural basse)

  1. low
    Antonym: alto
  2. short (in height)
    Synonym: piccolo
    Antonym: alto
  3. narrow, thin
    Synonyms: sottile, stretto
  4. (of water) shallow
    Synonym: poco profondo
  5. (of light) faint
    Synonyms: debole, soffuso
  6. (of position) low, lower, lowered
  7. (figuratively) base
    Synonyms: vile, meschino

AdverbEdit

basso

  1. low

NounEdit

basso m (plural bassi)

  1. bottom, lower part
  2. (music) bass (all senses); bass guitar
  3. (music) basso

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bassō

  1. dative masculine singular of bassus
  2. dative neuter singular of bassus
  3. ablative masculine singular of bassus
  4. ablative neuter singular of bassus