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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian cantabile (singable, capable being sung), derived from cantare (to sing). See also Latin cantabilis (worthy to be sung).

NounEdit

cantabile (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a lyrical manner
  2. (music) A passage having this mark

AdverbEdit

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) Played in this style; singingly, lyrically

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) Describing a passage having this mark; singable, lyrical

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian cantabile.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.ta.bil/, /kɑ̃.ta.bil.e/

NounEdit

cantabile m (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

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AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cantare +‎ -abile.

NounEdit

cantabile m (plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile

AdjectiveEdit

cantabile (masculine and feminine plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile
  2. singable

AdverbEdit

cantabile

  1. cantabile

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LatinEdit