maestro

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro, from Latin magister (master). Doublet of magister and master.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmaɪstɹoʊ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

maestro (plural maestros or maestri)

  1. A master in some art, especially a composer or conductor.
    • 1992, Andre R. Young, Tracy Curry, Calvin Broadus, and Leon Haywood (lyrics), Andre R. Young (music), “Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang”, in The Chronic, Death Row Records, performed by Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg):
      You've never been on a ride like this before; with a producer who can rap and control the maestro.
  2. (slang) A gang elder in prison.

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Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maestro.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧es‧tro
  • IPA(key): /maˈestɾo/

NounEdit

maestro (feminine maestra)

  1. professor
    Synonym: propesor
  2. (in extension) teacher
    Synonyms: paratukdo, paraturo

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maestro.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧es‧tro
  • IPA(key): /maˈɛstɾo/, [mʌˈɛs̪t̪ɾ̪o]

NounEdit

maestro (feminine maestra)

  1. a male teacher, professor, or faculty member
  2. (derogatory) an advocate or promoter of something illegal or unethical

VerbEdit

maestro

  1. to be a teacher; to become a teacher; to study to become a teacher
  2. (derogatory) to promote something illegal or unethical
  3. (derogatory) to be an advocate or promoter of something illegal or unethical

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:maestro.


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro

NounEdit

maestro

  1. maestro

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of maestro (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative maestro maestrot
genitive maestron maestrojen
maestroiden
maestroitten
partitive maestroa maestroja
maestroita
illative maestroon maestroihin
singular plural
nominative maestro maestrot
accusative nom. maestro maestrot
gen. maestron
genitive maestron maestrojen
maestroiden
maestroitten
partitive maestroa maestroja
maestroita
inessive maestrossa maestroissa
elative maestrosta maestroista
illative maestroon maestroihin
adessive maestrolla maestroilla
ablative maestrolta maestroilta
allative maestrolle maestroille
essive maestrona maestroina
translative maestroksi maestroiksi
instructive maestroin
abessive maestrotta maestroitta
comitative maestroineen
Possessive forms of maestro (type palvelu)
possessor singular plural
1st person maestroni maestromme
2nd person maestrosi maestronne
3rd person maestronsa

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro, from Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of maître, which was inherited.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maestro m (plural maestros)

  1. maestro

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

maestro (plural maestros)

  1. master

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of mastro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maestro m (plural maestri, feminine maestra)

  1. teacher (male) (primary school)
  2. master (male)
  3. mast
  4. (music) conductor
    Synonym: direttore d'orchestra
  5. wright
  6. (meteorology) mistral (maestrale wind)

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AdjectiveEdit

maestro (feminine maestra, masculine plural maestri, feminine plural maestre)

  1. proficient, accomplished, expert
  2. main, most important

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DescendantsEdit

All are borrowed.

ReferencesEdit

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

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maestro m pers

  1. maestro (unofficial title of distinguished musicians, especially conductors)

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noun

Further readingEdit

  • maestro in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • maestro in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro. Doublet of mestre, magíster, and máster.

NounEdit

maestro m (plural maestros)

  1. (music) conductor (person who conducts an orchestra)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maěstro/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧e‧stro

NounEdit

maèstro m (Cyrillic spelling маѐстро)

  1. (music) maestro (unofficial title of distinguished musicians, especially conductors)

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of magíster, borrowed from Latin, and máster, borrowed from English.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈestɾo/, [maˈes.t̪ɾo]
  • (file)

NounEdit

maestro m (plural maestros, feminine maestra, feminine plural maestras)

  1. (especially Latin America) teacher
    Synonym: profesor
  2. master
  3. (master) craftsman, handyman, contractor, construction worker

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AdjectiveEdit

maestro (feminine maestra, masculine plural maestros, feminine plural maestras)

  1. expert, master

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maestro.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧es‧tro
  • IPA(key): /maˈestɾo/, [mɐˈestɾo]

NounEdit

maestro (feminine maestra)

  1. a male teacher
    Synonyms: guro, titser

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maestro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maestro (definite accusative maestroyu, plural maestrolar)

  1. maestro, a composer
  2. conductor of an orchestra

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative maestro
Definite accusative maestroyu
Singular Plural
Nominative maestro maestrolar
Definite accusative maestroyu maestroları
Dative maestroya maestrolara
Locative maestroda maestrolarda
Ablative maestrodan maestrolardan
Genitive maestronun maestroların