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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian fermata, from fermare (to stop).

 
Diagram of a note shown with a fermata.

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NounEdit

fermata (plural fermatas or fermate)

  1. (music) The holding of a note or rest for longer than its usual duration; also the notation of such a prolongation, usually represented as a dot with a semi-circle above or below it, written above or below the prolonged note or rest.

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fermata (accusative singular fermatan, plural fermataj, accusative plural fermatajn)

  1. singular present passive participle of fermi

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fermare (to stop).

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NounEdit

fermata f (plural fermate)

  1. (music) fermata (the holding of a note)
  2. (travel) stop (place where passengers get on and off)

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fermata

  1. feminine singular past participle of fermare

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NounEdit

fermata f (plural fermatas)

  1. (music) fermata (holding a note beyond its usual duration or the notation representing it)