See also: bémol

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bemolle.

NounEdit

bemol (plural bemols)

  1. (music, obsolete) The flat symbol (), or a flattened note.
    • 1753, The Deist Triumphant, page 154 [1]
      F natural has a Bemol on b. [...] B flat has a Bemol on b and e.
    • 1818, George Jones, History of the Rise and Progress of Music, Theoretical and Practical, page 345 [2]
      Now B♭, which is ſuppoſed to be repreſented by Nº 6. of the hammers, is the generator of the next modulation or key in the bemol or flat mode, F.
    • 1841, Terence Joseph O'Donnelly, The Academy of Elementary Music, page 133 [3]
      Sol major has only one dièse for a signature; therefore sol ♭ major must have six bemols; six and one make seven.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bemolle.

AdjectiveEdit

bemol

  1. flat (lowered by one semitone)


This Albanian entry was created from the translations listed at flat. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see bemol in the Albanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2009


PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Italian bemolle.

NounEdit

bemol m inan

  1. (music) flat (note played a semitone lower than a natural)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bemol in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bemolle.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bemol (plural bemóis, not comparable)

  1. (music, note) flat (lowered by one semitone)

NounEdit

bemol m (plural bemóis)

  1. (music) flat (note played a semitone lower than a natural)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bémol or Italian bemolle

NounEdit

bemol m (plural bemoli)

  1. bemol

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From B (musical letter) + mol, from mole (soft).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beˈmol/, [beˈmol]

AdjectiveEdit

bemol (plural bemoles)

  1. (music) flat
    Esta pieza está compuesta en re bemol.This piece was composed in B flat.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

bemol m (plural bemoles)

  1. (music) flat symbol
    Se te olvidó poner un par de bemoles.You forgot to add a couple of flat symbols.

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