See also: clavés

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a set of claves

EtymologyEdit

From Latin clāvis ‎(key).

NounEdit

claves pl ‎(normally plural, singular clave)

  1. (music) A percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.

Usage notesEdit

One generally speaks of playing "the claves"; the singular form is seldom used.

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VerbEdit

claves

  1. second-person singular present indicative of clavar
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of clavar

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clāvēs

  1. nominative plural of clāvis
  2. accusative plural of clāvis
  3. vocative plural of clāvis

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

claves

  1. plural of clave

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

claves f pl

  1. plural of clave

VerbEdit

claves

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of clavar.
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