See also: Biola

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Etymology edit

From Malay biola, from Portuguese viola, from Old Galician-Portuguese viola, from Old Occitan viola, from Medieval Latin vitula, from Vitula, Roman goddess of joy and victory.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [biˈola]
  • Hyphenation: bi‧o‧la

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biola (plural biola-biola, first-person possessive biolaku, second-person possessive biolamu, third-person possessive biolanya)

  1. (music) violin: A musical four-string instrument, generally played with a bow or by plucking the string, with the pitch set by pressing the strings at the appropriate place with the fingers; also any instrument of the violin family.

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From Portuguese viola.

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biola (Jawi spellingبيولا⁩, plural biola-biola, informal 1st possessive biolaku, 2nd possessive biolamu, 3rd possessive biolanya)

  1. violin

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  • Indonesian: biola

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