continuo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ellipsis of basso continuo.

NounEdit

continuo (plural continuos)

  1. (music) The bass line of music, especially for a keyboard instrument, that continues throughout a work; basso continuo.

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /kon.tiˈnu.o/

VerbEdit

continuo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of continuar

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

continuo m (plural continuos)

  1. continuo

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuus.

AdjectiveEdit

continuo m (feminine singular continua, masculine plural continuos, feminine plural continuas)

  1. continuous

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ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /konˈti.nu.o/, /konˈti.nwo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -inuo, -inwo
  • Hyphenation: con‧tì‧nu‧o, con‧tì‧nuo

Etymology 1Edit

Learned borrowing from Latin continuus, derived from contineō (I hold together).

AdjectiveEdit

continuo (feminine continua, masculine plural continui, feminine plural continue)

  1. continuous
    Antonym: discontinuo
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • continuo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

Learned borrowing from Latin continuō (at once).

AdverbEdit

continuo

  1. (obsolete) continuously
    Synonym: continuamente

ReferencesEdit

  • continuo2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3Edit

Noun use of the adjective.

NounEdit

continuo m (plural continui)

  1. That which has continuity or continuousness.
    1. (physics, philosophy) That whose perception cannot be broken down into various distinct elementary perceptions.
  2. (transferred sense) A prolonged series.
  3. (mathematics) continuum (set of real numbers)
    Hypernym: insieme

ReferencesEdit

  • continuo3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

continuo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of continuare

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ continuo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From continuus +‎ .

VerbEdit

continuō (present infinitive continuāre, perfect active continuāvī, supine continuātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) I join, connect, unite, make continuous
    Synonyms: colligo, illigo, ligo, cōnserō, coniungo, consocio, iungo, contraho, concilio
  2. (transitive, time) I follow successively or uninterruptedly or immediately, pursuit
    Synonyms: persequor, sequor, cōnsequor, excipiō, exsequor
  3. (transitive) I extend, prolong, lengthen
    Synonyms: extendō, porrigō, prōlongō, prōferō, trahō, explicō
  4. (intransitive) I continue, keep on, do without pause, persist
ConjugationEdit
   Conjugation of continuō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuō continuās continuat continuāmus continuātis continuant
imperfect continuābam continuābās continuābat continuābāmus continuābātis continuābant
future continuābō continuābis continuābit continuābimus continuābitis continuābunt
perfect continuāvī continuāvistī continuāvit continuāvimus continuāvistis continuāvērunt,
continuāvēre
pluperfect continuāveram continuāverās continuāverat continuāverāmus continuāverātis continuāverant
future perfect continuāverō continuāveris continuāverit continuāverimus continuāveritis continuāverint
passive present continuor continuāris,
continuāre
continuātur continuāmur continuāminī continuantur
imperfect continuābar continuābāris,
continuābāre
continuābātur continuābāmur continuābāminī continuābantur
future continuābor continuāberis,
continuābere
continuābitur continuābimur continuābiminī continuābuntur
perfect continuātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect continuātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect continuātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuem continuēs continuet continuēmus continuētis continuent
imperfect continuārem continuārēs continuāret continuārēmus continuārētis continuārent
perfect continuāverim continuāverīs continuāverit continuāverīmus continuāverītis continuāverint
pluperfect continuāvissem continuāvissēs continuāvisset continuāvissēmus continuāvissētis continuāvissent
passive present continuer continuēris,
continuēre
continuētur continuēmur continuēminī continuentur
imperfect continuārer continuārēris,
continuārēre
continuārētur continuārēmur continuārēminī continuārentur
perfect continuātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect continuātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuā continuāte
future continuātō continuātō continuātōte continuantō
passive present continuāre continuāminī
future continuātor continuātor continuantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives continuāre continuāvisse continuātūrum esse continuārī continuātum esse continuātum īrī
participles continuāns continuātūrus continuātus continuandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
continuandī continuandō continuandum continuandō continuātum continuātū
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From continuus +‎ .

AdverbEdit

continuō (not comparable)

  1. immediately, at once
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Evangelium secundum Matthaeum.26.74-75:
      et continuo gallus cantavit. Et recordatus est Petrus verbi Iesu quod dixerat, "priusquam gallus cantet ter me negabis". Et egressus foras ploravit amare.
      (after Peter denies Jesus a third time) And the rooster immediately sang. Peter then remembered what Jesus had said, "before the rooster sings, you will deny me three times." And he went outside, and cried bitterly.

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

continuō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of continuus

ReferencesEdit

  • continuo in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2022) Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • continuo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • continuo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • continuo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to continue one's office for another year: continuare magistratum (Sall. Iug. 37. 2)
    • to prolong some one's office for another year: continuare alicui magistratum
    • to march without interruption: iter continuare (B. C. 3. 11)
  • continuo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

continuo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of continuar; "I continue"

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /konˈtinwo/, [kõn̪ˈt̪i.nwo]

AdjectiveEdit

continuo (feminine continua, masculine plural continuos, feminine plural continuas)

  1. continuous, continual, continuing, constant, steady, sustained
  2. ongoing

Derived termsEdit

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