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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian legato, past participle of legare (to tie up, tie together, to bind), learned borrowing from Latin ligō (tie, bind).

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AdverbEdit

legato (not comparable)

  1. (music) Smoothly, in a connected manner.
    Play this passage legato, not portato.

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NounEdit

legato (plural legatos)

  1. (music) A slur curve above or below a passage of notes indicating that they should be played in a legato manner.

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NounEdit

legato (accusative singular legaton, plural legatoj, accusative plural legatojn)

  1. singular present nominal passive participle of legi

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NounEdit

legato m (plural legatos)

  1. legato

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VerbEdit

legato

  1. past participle of legare

AdjectiveEdit

legato (feminine singular legata, masculine plural legati, feminine plural legate)

  1. awkward, stiff
  2. linked, connected, tied
  3. close, attached, involved

NounEdit

legato m (plural legati)

  1. legate
  2. legacy, bequest, background

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